• Diesel Engine Technology (CIP Code 47.0613)Diesel Engine Technolohy
     
     
    An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of medium and heavy duty trucks. This program includes instruction in the diagnosis and testing, including computer analysis, of malfunctions in and repair of engines, fuel, electrical, cooling and brake systems, and drive train and suspension systems. Instruction is also given in the adjustment and repair of individual components and systems such as cooling systems, drive trains, fuel system components, braking systems, and includes the use of technical repair information and the state inspection procedures.
     
  •  Programs of Study
     Level I
    Safety
    Tools
    Occupations
    Measuring
    Portfolios/Certifications
    Service Manuals
    Hours
    70
    50
    40
    30
    20
    30
     Level II
    Orientation & Safety
    Tools, Fasteners & Hardware
    Preventative Maintenance
    Demonstrate Engine Knowledge
    Hours
    50
    70
    125
    115
     Level III
    Suspension & Steering Systems
    Brake Systems
    Electrical/Electronic Systems
    Hours
    115
    211
    34
     Level IV
    Electrical/Electronic Systems
    Air Intake & Exhaust Systems
    Demonstrate the Knowledge of Cooling Systems
    Fuel System
    Drive Line
    Hydraulics
    Hours
    60
    40
    40
    40
    120
    60
  • CAREER PATHWAYS
    • Auto Mechanic
    • Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
    • Bus & Truck Technician
    • Diesel Engine Specialist
    • Farm & Equipment Mechanics
    • Service Station Attendants
    • Tire Repair & Changers

    INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

    • Automotive Services Excellence *Pending
    • Mack/Volvo Certification
    • Meritor Brake Training
    • NOCTI Certification - Diesel Technology
    • OSHA 10
    • Pennsylvania State Inspection
    • SNAP ON Multi Meter Certification
    • S/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention
  • STC has Articulation Agreements with the following post-secondary schools:
    Lehigh Carbon Community College

    Program Requirements/Costs (approximate)
     
    (2) 3" 3 Ring Binders....................................$10.00ea.
    Dickies Work Shirt & Pants (Dark Blue).............$50.00
    Leather Upper/Oil Resistant Soled Work Boots..$50.00+
     
     
     
     
    Program Entrance Recommendations
     
    Able to work independently and as a team
    Basic math (Algebra 1 & Geometry) skills
    Computer skills
    Coordination skills
    Problem solving skills
    Reading at grade level
    Writing, spelling, penmanship at grade level