Diesel Power Mechanics

Students will learn about the many different types of diesel powered vehicles, research information in corresponding maintenance and parts manuals, along with identifying and selecting appropriate mechanical fasteners, fuels, fluids as they relate to the diesel industry. Enables the student to perform diagnostics and troubleshooting on heavy equipment, truck cab, diesel engine, and electrical systems, and complete appropriate maintenance records. Focuses on the importance of preventive maintenance as well.
                                                                                               
Aims CC: DPM 101 - Introduction to Diesel Mechanics, DPM 111 - Cab and Electrical PMI, DPM 112 - Engine Systems PMI
**These are Aims Community College classes taught at CDC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9826
Grade Level
11-12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 practical Arts
Prerequisite
CTE 9803 A&B Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch