Truck & Bus Mechanics
This program is designed to prepare a student for employment in the heavy-duty truck, trailer, and bus repair industry. This program also provides updated training for people previously or currently employed in these occupations.
The mission of the Heavy Duty Truck and Bus Mechanics program is to provide educational opportunities to pursue and maintain a career as a technician or technician specialist.
Requirements for Admission
- Minimum age of 16 years
- Complete the TABE test (Test of Adult Basic Education). In order to receive a Certificate of Completion, a minimum score of 9.0 must be obtained in reading, language and math.
The tuition for this program is $2.78 per clock hour for 1,800 clock hours. Total tuition for 1800 hours is $5,004.00 and lab fees are $75.00 per semester. The total cost for textbooks is $50.00. This does not cover any additional program costs. Pell Grant available.
***Program costs are subject to change without notice.
Program Content and Clock Hours
|OCP||Course Number||OCP Titles||OCP Hours|
|A||DIM0101||DSL Eng Tech HLP||150 Clock Hours|
|B||DIM0102||DSL Elec & Elect Technician||300 Clock Hours|
|C||DIM0103||DSL Eng Prev/Main Tech||150 Clock Hours|
|D||DIM0104||Diesel Engine Tech||300 Clock Hours|
|E||DIM0105||Diesel Brakes Tech||300 Clock Hours|
|F||DIM0106||Diesel Heat & A/C Tech||150 Clock Hours|
|G||DIM0107||DSL Steer & Susp Tech||150 Clock Hours|
|H||DIM0108||DSL Drive Train Tech||150 Clock Hours|
|I||DIM0109||DSL Hydraulic Tech||150 Clock Hours|
- Troubleshoot Repair Systems
- Maintain and Repair Electrical Systems
- Perform Engine Preventative Maintenance
- Shop and Occupational Safety Procedures
- Maintain and repair Brake Systems
- Maintain and Repair Steering and Suspension Systems
- Maintain and Repair Drive Train Systems and Components