Certificate Program (Cert.)
The diesel/heavy equipment certificate is a one-year program designed to provide you the education and training to maintain and repair heavy equipment and trucks. The program emphasizes hands-on training and in-class experience to teach you how to perform preventative maintenance inspections, determine causes of equipment problems and make necessary repairs and adjustments from tune-ups to complete engine and equipment rebuilding.
Courses included in the certificate program will teach you how to work on diesel engines, electrical and air systems, engine electronics, hydraulics, transmissions, differentials, crawler tractor undercarriages, steering and final drives. You will also complete courses in basic equipment and truck operation, rigging/lifting safety, diesel emissions, heavy duty breaking systems, diesel fuel injection, and industrial fabrication.