Format: In-person and hands-on
Time to Complete: 2 Years
Start Term: Fall
Location: Davidson Campus
The Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to diesel & heavy equipment industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.
This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles such as Heavy Duty Trucks over the one-ton classification, buses, ships, railroad locomotives, and equipment; as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment.
Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, heating and air condition systems, and sustainable transportation.
Graduates of the curriculum should be prepared to take professional licensure exams and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.
68 Credit Hours: $5,168.00
Student Fees: $386.25
Davidson-Davie is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College.