Diesel Equipment Technology Certificate in Applied Science
The Diesel Equipment Technology program at Greenville Technical College's School of Aviation, Construction and Transportation Technologies provides students with the solid foundation employers are looking for. With an emphasis on Commercial Semi-Trucks, students can apply classroom, digital and hands-on instruction, to work in the Heavy Equipment, Electric Power Generation, Marine and Locomotive industries.
The Diesel Technology certificate is designed to prepare graduates with the necessary technical skills to become a diesel technician. The student will receive a well-rounded education including basic knowledge and mechanical theories with significant hands-on experience. Graduates will have a solid foundation of knowledge to confidently execute the well-acclaimed ASE certifications.
Acceptable placement test score(s); high school diploma or GED required (or department head approval)
Type of Program
Day or evening classes
This program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation.
ASE Automotive Service Excellence Technician (subject to passing exam)
ASE 609 Mobile Air Conditioning License (subject to passing exam)
Truck repair shops, fleet service, heavy equipment repair centers, electric power generation, locomotive industries
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/diesel/.
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses in order by semester. This plan assumes a full-time schedule. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation. Student may enter the program in any semester, day or evening.
Note: Please contact your advisor for recommended evening schedules.
|DHM 107||Diesel Equip, Serv & Diagnosis||3|
|DHM 173||Electrical Systems I||3|
|DHM 255||Air Brake Systems||3|
|DHM 273||Electrical Systems II||3|
|Total Semester Hours||12|
|DHM 101||Introduction to Diesel Engines||4|
|DHM 108||Diesel Engine Tune-Up||2|
|DHM 121||Introduction to Diagnostic Testing||2|
|DHM 125||Diesel Fuel Systems||3|
|DHM 265||Hydraulic Systems||3|
|Total Semester Hours||14|
|DHM 251||Suspension and Steering||3|
|DHM 151||Drive Trains||4|
|DHM 232||Heating, Cooling, & Air Condition System||3|
|Total Semester Hours||10|
|Total Required Credit Hours||36|