Diesel Power Technology

(Grades 11-12) Half Day 120 minutes daily, m-f

This two-year program covers engines, fuel systems, and power trains.  Students will learn gas and diesel engine overhaul skills needed to enter the field as an agricultural, industrial, and consumer products mechanic.



diesel agStudents will also learn mechanical skills for power transmission systems that prepare them to work on agriculture, industrial and consumer products equipment. Tractor trailer trucks and construction equipment maintenance are included in the program.   Job placements may be available for qualified students.   Leadership training through FFA is an integral part of the course.

Prerequisite: 10 credits on transcript upon entering the Diesel Shadows Fall 2013 005program.

Recommended Preparation: Mechanical Science, Algebra I and Geometry, or similar math experience.

Credits: One embedded science and five elective credits upon completion of the program.

Qualifying students earn up to 8 college credits (VTC) at no cost to the student!

Enrichment opportunities include OSHA 10 Certification, SkillsUSA competition, CDL preparation.

Related careers: diesel technician; hydraulics specialist; fleet maintenance person; service writer; service manager; service technician; parts person; forklift technician.

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