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Diesel Powered Equipment- Mine Machinery Maintenance

Program code: 997-01

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Length: One-year Program – Two semesters plus Summer session

Purpose: This program Is designed to train diesel mechanics. Diesel power mechanics are Involved with those machines commonly found In the Commercial Driving licensing (CDL)/Transportation industry. The program option is geared to produce students who can transition easily Into today’s job market. Another advantage Is that the one-year program allows a person to select a “going career” while it is still going.

Occupational Objectives:

Diesel Dealership Service
Diesel Truck Troubleshooting

Admission Requirements: Applicant must meet the general requirements of admission to the college.

Program Requirements: The student Is required to take courses In electrical systems, diesel fuel
systems, air brake systems, mechanical maintenance, shop safety, and computer applications, as well as
related math and other general education courses. In addition, the student Is to take those specialized
technical courses within the chosen option. Students enrolled In this program are participating with the
college’s partnership with Trl-County Skills Center In Hansonvllle, VA.

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
DSL 131Diesel Fuel Systems and Tune Up244
DSL 141Transportation Electrical Systems I202
DSL 181Diesel Mechanics I466
DRF 160Machine Blueprint Reading303
MTH 103Applied Technical Mathematics I303
Second Semester
DSL 142Transportation Electrical Systems II202
DSL 161Air Brake Systems I202
DSL 182 Diesel Mechanics II466
ENGEnglish Elective303
MEC 161Basic Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulics/Pneumatics223
Third Semester (Summer)
DSL 162Air Brake Systems II202
DSL 152Diesel Power Trains, Chassis, and Suspension244
ITE 115Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts303
SDV 106Preparation for Employment101

Total Credits for the Diesel Powered Equipment/Mine Machinery Maintenance 44

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