2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Dec 08, 2023  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diesel Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician, CA [DLS-CT, 31 Total Credits]

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment program prepares students to enter the workforce as technicians to maintain, diagnose, and repair heavy equipment. Students will learn diesel engine and propulsion systems, fuel management systems, related accessory components, as well as hydraulics and HVAC. All students will be prepared to take ASE certification exams at the completion of the appropriate course.


  1. Prepare for employment in the Diesel Technology Industry as a Maintenance Technician.

  2. Prepare to take the following ASE/NATEF certification Exams: ASE T4, ASE T6, and ASE T7.

  3. Pass the IMACA refrigerant handling certification.

  4. Pass the SP2 safety and pollution prevention certification.

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