Diesel Technology 1

    This course introduces the student to heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. The student will study personnel, tool and equipment safety, environmental issues, Heavy-Duty Brake Systems, Part I, Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems, Part I, and Preventative Maintenance Inspection, Part I. The student will also enhance mathematical and scientific concepts related to heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Students use a wide variety of vehicles and equipment to develop skills and perform diagnostics. This course utilizes the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards and prepares the student for the ASE Heavy-Duty Truck Brakes Part I (T-4), Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems Part I (T-6) and Preventative Maintenance Inspection Part I (T-8) exams.

Diesel Technology 2

    This course continues the study of heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. The student will study personnel, tool, and equipment safety, environmental issues, Heavy- Duty Brake Systems, Part II, Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems, Part II, Heavy- Duty Drive Trains and Preventative Maintenance Inspection, Part II. The student will also enhance mathematical and scientific concepts related to heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Students use a wide variety of vehicles and equipment to develop skills and perform diagnostics. This course utilizes the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards and prepares the student for the ASE Heavy-Duty Truck Brakes Part II (T-4), Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems Part II (T-6), Heavy-Duty Drive Trains (T-3) and Preventative Maintenance Inspection Part II (T-8) exams.

Diesel Technology 3

    This course continues the study of heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. The student will study personnel, tool and equipment safety, environmental issues, Heavy- Duty Diesel Engines, Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems, Part III, Heavy-Duty Suspension and Steering Systems, and Preventative Maintenance Inspection, Part III. The student will also enhance mathematical and scientific concepts related to heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Students use a wide variety of vehicles and equipment to develop skills and perform diagnostics. This course utilizes the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards and prepares the student for the ASE Diesel Engines (T-2), Heavy-Duty Electrical/Electronic Systems Part III (T-6), Heavy–Duty Suspension and Steering Systems (T-5), and Preventative Maintenance Inspection Part III (T-8) exams.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required for this program.

Planning Information

This class is a three-year program.

The number of periods required in a student's schedule to complete this program is as follows:

Year 1 = 2 periods

Year 2 = 3 periods

Year 3 = 2 periods

Meet the Instructor!

  • John E. Wolf
  • Maryland State Advanced Professional Certificate in Technology Education 7-12
  • Teacher at JAFCTC since 2008
  • Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician- 2016-2019
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Diesel Engines
  • Drive Train
  • Brakes
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Heating, Ventilation, and AC
  • Preventive Maintenance and Inspection
  • ASE Certification- 2019
  • Advanced Level Specialist
  • Master Transit Bus Technician- 2016-2019
  • Compressed Natural Gas CNG Engines
  • Diesel Engines
  • Drive Train and Transmission
  • Brakes
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Heating, Ventilation, and A/C
  • Preventive Maintenance and Inspection
  • Master Automobile Technician – 2016-2019
  • Engine Repair
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/Electronic Steering
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Engine Performance
  • Light Vehicle Diesel Engines

Contact Information

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