Diesel Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Forest Park

The Diesel Technology Certificate of Proficiency program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as medium/heavy truck repair technicians. Graduates will be qualified for positions requiring diagnosis and repair of the following truck systems: diesel engines, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical and electronics, preventive maintenance, drive train, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Graduates will be competent for entry-level positions in new vehicle dealerships, truck and bus leasing companies, street and highway departments, transit maintenance facilities, fleet carriers, and miscellaneous other vehicle-based operations.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting stlcc.edu/enroll.

Program Requirements
DIE 100Introduction to Diesel Technology3
DIE 101Diesel Engine Operation and Repair3
DIE 102Medium/Heavy Truck Suspension and Steering3
DIE 103Medium/Heavy Truck Electricity3
DIE 105Diesel Fuel Systems3
DIE 106Medium/Heavy Truck Brakes3
DIE 107Medium/Heavy Truck Electronics3
DIE 201Preventive Maintenance Inspection3
DIE 202Co-op Work Experience I-Diesel Technology3
DIE 203Truck Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning3
DIE 204Service and Parts Management3
DIE 205Co-op Work Experience II - Diesel Technology3
DIE 206Medium/Heavy Truck Drivetrains3
ME 101Welding Technology3
Total Credit Hours42