Diesel Service Technology
3 High School Credits per semester
Instructor: Greg Manning
The four main areas covered are: Hydraulics, electronics, diesel engine repair, and heavy truck preventive maintenance and repair.
There will be a theme of problem solving and critical thinking throughout the course work. Proper use of safety equipment and basic hand tools will be emphasized.
- • The student can safely and properly use basic shop tools and safety equipment
- • Students can identify basic components on a modern diesel engine, and identify fuel system type, options and accessories that relate to the vehicle
- • Student can manipulate the engine and adjust valves based on knowing and comprehending basic 4 stroke engine theory
- • Students can identify basic sensors and actuators on a modern engine and have a basic understanding of their purpose and function on the engine
- • Students can perform preventive maintenance inspections and adjustments accurately and consistently
- • Students can navigate computer based repair manuals proficient enough to find diagnostic information and repair processes
- • Students will gain a beginning understanding of wiring circuitry and how to read system wiring diagrams
- • Students will know and apply basic hydraulics and apply it to fuel, steering, and braking systems
Sharpie Permanent Marker
Vincennes Dual Credit
ASE – Diesel Certification