LMH Diesel Fleet Maintenance Technician, CoA

Program Code: LMH Diesel MaintenanceTech-CoA

Program Description

This Certificate of Achievement, LMH Diesel Fleet Maintenance Technician, will help students complete a well-rounded course of training to gain exposure to light, medium, and heavy-duty diesel vehicles.  The certificate adds a deeper level of understanding and experience for systems operations, maintenance, and light repair of light, medium, and heavy-duty transportation vehicles and equipment.  Using the latest technology in maintenance and inspection this comprehensive training prepares graduates with skills that are in high demand in the diesel fleet maintenance industry. Combined with the General Service Technician Certificate students will be further prepared to take the ASE T-series of exams and become nationally certified and possibly gain master technician status.

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st semesterUnits
DT 100 Introduction to Diesel Technologies 2
AUTO 101 Introduction to General Mechanics 4
OSH 222 General Industry Safety 1
DT 102 Basic Heavy Duty Electrical Systems 4
DT 110 Heavy Duty Electrical Systems 3
AUTO 145 Automotive Brakes 5
 Semester Total19
2nd semester
DT 201 Diesel Brakes and Pneumatics 3
DT 250 Preventive Maintenance 2
AUTO 136 Engine Repair 5
AUTO 150 Steering and Suspension Systems 5
DT 235 Steering and Suspension 2
BUS 111 Workplace Communications 3
 Semester Total20
 Total Units39
ASE Education Foundation

Program Requirements

Certificates of Achievement are a set of courses that can serve as a stepping stone to an associate degree or allow students to enter the workforce.  Certificates of Achievement have a general education component.

To earn a Certificate of Achievement, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 semester credit hours within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the Certificate of Achievement.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
Workplace Communications
Human Relations(3)
Requirement is satisfied through embedded curriculum in the following courses: AUTO 136, AUTO 145, AUTO 150, DT 102, DT 110, DT 201, DT 250 and OSH 222.
Requirement is satisfied through embedded curriculum in the following courses: AUTO 145, AUTO 136, AUTO 150, DT 102, DT 110, DT 250.
DT 100Introduction to Diesel Technologies2
DT 102Basic Heavy Duty Electrical Systems4
DT 110Heavy Duty Electrical Systems3
DT 201Diesel Brakes and Pneumatics3
DT 235Steering and Suspension2
DT 250Preventive Maintenance2
AUTO 101Introduction to General Mechanics4
AUTO 136Engine Repair5
AUTO 145Automotive Brakes5
AUTO 150Steering and Suspension Systems5
OSH 222General Industry Safety1
Total Units39

Program Outcomes

Students completing the certificate will:

PSLO1: Analyze and apply the proper light, medium heavy-duty vehicle components, maintenance, inspection, and light repair procedures.

PSLO2: Identify, test, and interpret failed light, medium, heavy-duty vehicle components, and apply appropriate repair strategies.

PSLO3: Analyze and apply appropriate workplace skills and tools, including the application of personal and mechanical safety measures in the workplace.