Diesel Service Technology I&II

A new program for the 2014-2015 school year is Diesel Technology. Students in this program will be introduced to engine operating principles and theories as well as diesel fuel systems. Procedures covered in the course are inspection, troubleshooting, overhaul and engine performance.

BRCP has partnered with Cummins Inc. who has provided diesel engines and equipment. Students will work within a classroom environment for theory as well as have daily lab experiences.

DOE courses: 5620 & 5624

2 Semesters

6 Credits

Grades: 11-12

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Introduces students to engine operating principles and theories as well as diesel fuel systems and hands-on training related to modern diesel engines. The course covers inspection, troubleshooting, overhaul and engine replacement procedures. Classroom and laboratory experiences include all phases of repair work on diesel engines used to power buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electrical generators, construction machinery, and similar equipment. Instruction and practice is provided in the diagnostics and repair of engines. Students will demonstrate performance of these tasks as defined by ASE/NATEF standards. Use of technical manuals, hand and power tools and of testing and diagnostic equipment are also studied in the course. This course may provide the opportunity for dual credit for students who meet postsecondary requirements for earning dual credit and successfully complete the dual credit requirements of this course. Diesel Service Technology is a one or two year program at BRCP. Each year students can earn six high school credits.

Instructor for Diesel Service Technology:

Bruce Allen

Program Brochure:

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Participation Club:

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA Website:

 http://skillsusa.org/

Dual Credit Opportunity:

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Dual Credit coursework is available through Ivy Tech Community

College- Terre Haute. Students who meet benchmarks set by Ivy Tech can receive up to 6 college credits for the 2014-15 school year at BRCP. Dual Credit Courses are subject to change EACH year as the Department of Education and the Commission for Higher Education set new standards.

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