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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Introduction to Basic Diesel Mechanics


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Program Description


Prepare for an entry level job as a diesel mechanic. Diesel mechanics repair and maintain diesel engines in trucks, marine engines, power plants, and other heavy equipment using diesel power. Training is done in a working repair shop with significant hands-on training to supplement the classroom lectures.  The course covers all the basic systems of a diesel engine, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnostics, record keeping, safety, use of specialized tools and shop procedures.

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential: Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript). Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

External Credential: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student -Light and Heavy Truck

Certifying Organization:  National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence; www.ase.com/Home.aspx

Career Opportunities:

Repair and maintain diesel engines in vehicle, power plant and marine equipment.

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Continuing Education Opportunity Grant

Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)

Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities

Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length


300 hours (combined classroom and hands-on); number of weeks and start dates vary

Program Requirements


Information/Orientation Sessions:

Students must attend a mandatory orientation prior to the start of the course.  Contact Coordinator, Nancy Kukay, for dates and information. 

 

Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED; minimum age of 18

 

Application Process


Provisional Entry – Prospective students must attend an orientation session and pass a basic math and reading assessment test.

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

ARP 794

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics - Part 1

82.5

Textbooks included

$2150

T-$944.5 /F-$1205.5

ARP 795

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics - Part 2

82.5

Textbooks included

$2150

 

T-$944.5 /F-$1205.5

ARP 796

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics - Part 3

82.5

Textbooks included

 

$2150

 

T-$944.5 /F-$1205.5

Course Series Totals:

 

247.5

 

$6450

T-$2833.5/F-$3616.5

Additional Information


Skills for Success:

Students must attend a mandatory orientation prior to the start of the course.  Contact Coordinator, Nancy Kukay, for dates and information. 

 

Career Opportunities:

Repair and maintain diesel engines in vehicle, power plant and marine equipment.

 

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Program Contact Information


Coordinator:                

Nancy Kukay   

nkukay@ccbcmd.edu  

443-840-4171   

Catonsville, BESS 100K

 

Administrative Assistant:         

Ollie Wrightt

owright@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-4476  

Catonsville, BESS 100

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