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Diesel Technician

Diesel Technician

The Diesel Technician Apprenticeship related training program offers courses in Brakes, Suspension & Steering, Diesel Engine Repair, and Electrical/Electronic Systems and prepares students to complete the following Medium/Heavy Truck (T-Series) ASE Certifications: T4, T5, T2 and T6. Students do not need to complete the courses sequentially, allowing them to start in the program at any time. Individuals who complete all four courses and 4,000 hours of on-the-job training are eligible to earn a nationally recognized journeyperson credential issued through the Delaware Dept. of Labor. To be eligible to participate in apprentice-level courses, participants must have either: A. a minimum of 12 months of documented experience as a diesel tech, B. successful completion of the Preventative Maintenance and Inspection course, or C. successful completion of the ASE T8 Preventative Maintenance and Inspection certification exam.

Required Courses
T2 Diesel Engines

The T2 Diesel Engine course is designed to train students to perform diesel engine system maintenance and repair. The course addresses the general engine diagnosis, as well as diagnosis and repair of cylinder heads and valve trains, engine blocks, lubrication and cooling systems, air induction and exhaust systems, fuel systems, and starting, charging systems, and engine brakes. This course satisfies one of the four required courses for the Diesel Technician Apprenticeship program.

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T4 Brakes

The T4 Brakes course is designed to train students to perform maintenance on truck brake systems. The course addresses the diagnosis and repair of air brakes, hydraulic brakes, air and hydraulic brake systems (ABS), automatic traction control (ATC), and electronic stability control systems. This course satisfies one of the four required courses for the Diesel Technician Apprenticeship program.

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T5 (Diesel) Suspension & Steering

The T5 Suspension and Steering course is designed to train students to perform maintenance on truck suspension and steering systems. The course addresses the diagnosis and repair of steering and suspension systems, wheel alignment, and wheel, tire, and hub diagnosis and repair. This course satisfies one of the four required courses for the Diesel Technician Apprenticeship program.

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T6 Electrical/Electronic Systems

The T6 Electrical/Electronic Systems course is designed to train students to perform maintenance on truck electrical and electronic systems. The course addresses the diagnosis and repair of general electrical, battery and starting, charging, lighting, and related vehicle systems. This course satisfies one of the four required courses for the Diesel Technician Apprenticeship program.

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Program Details
Tuition Cost:
$1,196.00
Hours:
288
Required Materials:
  • Additional fees: $600.00
Documents:
Contact:
Courtney Brown
(302) 697-4545