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Automotive Light-Duty Diesel Technology (60430) CIP 47.0605

Last updated on March 22, 2023, 2:42 p.m.

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul light duty diesel vehicles under one ton classification.

Coursework includes instruction in electrical systems, diesel-electric drive, engine performance, engine repair, emission systems, and all types of diesel engines related to the light duty diesel vehicle.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to the programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits

Additional Information:

Students must furnish hand tools and protective clothing, as well as textbooks, and may obtain this list from the automotive light-duty diesel technology program chair or student services.



For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Wade Vernon,

Faculty Mentors:

Wade Vernon Chair
Carl Smith Faculty