Diesel Service 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.

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.

Conditions

  • 2 Semesters
  • 6 Credits
  • Grades: 11-12

Instructor

Kurt Alyea

Participation Organization

skillsUSA

DOE Courses

5620

5624

Dual Credit

Dual Credit coursework is available through Ivy Tech Community

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