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Transportation Technician Technology (AAS)

OPTION: LIGHT/MEDIUM DUTY VEHICLE (AAS):

The Transportation Technician Technology program is designed to prepare the student for a career as a technician in the light/medium duty vehicle field. Graduates may enter the transportation industry with entry-level skills to become a technician specialist, a line technician, a general maintenance technician, a service writer, a service manage or a business owner. With the advancing technology in today's transportation field industry is in need of people willing to adapt to the fast pace of the computerized, automated field.

The technician of today must possess a high degree of proficiency in reading and understanding technical manuals. The technician must be able to diagnose and correct equipment malfunctions and also relate to customers, supervisors, and the general public.

The objective of the transportation technology program is to provide quality training for students to serve effectively in current and new generation technologies.

52 required program credits

Minimum 62 required credits for AAS

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:
The student will be able to:

1. Make trouble shooting decisions and complete repairs using the proper tools and equipment based on the concepts and processes learned in the Diesel Program.

2. Be prepared to take NATEF Repair tests.

3. Apply the knowledge of ethics laws, safety laws, and shop safety to their training and future employment.

4. Apply the knowledge of hazardous material laws and processes to their training and future employment.

5. Demonstrate communication and reason skills, the knowledge of diverse cultures and apply health-related knowledge to promote physical and mental well-being.

6. Become employable in their chosen field.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

DTEC 105 Maintenance Procedures - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 106 Intro to Engines - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 107 Basic Electrical Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 126 Intro/Fuel/Ignition Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 127 Hydraulics/Pneumatic Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 136 Brakes Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 137 Suspension and Steering Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 216 Advanced Electronic/Fuel Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 217 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Cooling Systems - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 220 Drive Train Systems 6DTEC 266 Shop Practices/Welding - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 266 Shop Practices/Welding - 4 CREDITS
DTEC 267 Engine Diag/Repair - 6 CREDITS

See graduation requirements for CTE programs.

OPTION:HEAVY DUTY VEHICLE (AAS):

The employment possibilities in the diesel field have more than doubled over the past ten years. Some employment areas are in trucking, heavy equipment, implement repair, railroads, and automotive. Positions include shop technician, shop foreman, service managers, company service representatives, and private shop owners.

Job opportunities will increase along with the number of diesel units,Each year several thousand technicians retire; thus, the demand for diesel technician will continue to rise.

The diesel technician of today must possess a high degree of proficiency in reading and understanding technical manuals. The technician must be able to diagnose and correct equipment malfunctions and also relate to customers, supervisors, and the general public.

The objective of the diesel technology program is to provide quality training for students to serve effectively in current and new generation technologies of complex diesel engines and related systems. The student receives instruction in rebuilding, testing, and troubleshooting brakes,suspension, electrical, drive trains, heating and air conditioning, engines,fuel, and hydraulic systems.

52 required program credits

Minimum 62 required credits for AAS

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:
The student will be able to:

1. Make troubleshooting decisions and complete repairs using the proper tools and equipment based on the concepts and processes learned in the Diesel Program.

2. Be prepared to take NATEF Heavy Duty Repair tests.

3. Apply the knowledge of ethics laws, safety laws, and shop safety to their training and future employment.

4. Apply the knowledge of hazardous material laws and processes to their training and future employment.

5. Demonstrate communication and reasoning skills, the knowledge of diverse cultures and apply health-related knowledge to promote physical and mental well-being.

6. Become employable in their chosen field.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

DTEC 105 Maintenance Procedures 4 CREDITS
DTEC 106 Intro to Engines 4 CREDITS
DTEC 107 Basic Electrical Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 126 Intro/Fuel/Ignition Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 127 Hydraulics/Pneumatic Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 136 Brakes Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 137 Suspension and Steering Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 216 Advanced Electronic/Fuel Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 217 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Cooling Systems 4 CREDITS
DTEC 220 Drive Train Systems 6DTEC 266 Shop Practices/Welding  4 CREDITS
DTEC 266 Shop Practices/Welding 4 CREDITS
DTEC 267 Engine Diag/Repair 6 CREDITS

See graduation requirements for CTE programs.

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