School of Applied Technology

Heavy Duty Diesel Maintenance Technician (KHDM)

Certificate of Proficiency - Not Currently Accepting New Students
--- Hours

The Heavy Duty Diesel Maintenance program prepares students for entry-level positions in diesel equipment service and repair shops. Students learn basic safety and shop skills to perform preventive maintenance and inspections, repair different brake systems, and adjust and maintain suspension and steering systems. Students are required to learn basic computer and math skills needed in the service environment.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
  • 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $TBD
  • Student Fees: $TBD
  • Lab Fees: $TBD
  • Books/Supplies: $TBD

Total Estimated Cost: $TBD
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA

Requirements

TABE or TRANSCRIPT (Basic Skills Assessment):

  • Reading: TBD
  • Math: TBD

Available Class Schedule

Meadowbrook Campus

250 West 3900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

TBD

Required Courses: (--- Clock Hours)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisite

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

30

A

 

KHVT 0035

Safety and Shop Skills

60

A

 

KHVT 0010

Prev Maint & Inspection

90

A

 

KHVT 0005

Heavy Duty Brakes

90

A

 

KHVT 0015

Suspension and Steering

120

A

 

KWRK 0515

Job-Seeking Skills

15

A

 


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Students will be able to diagnose and repair air brakes, ABS and wheel end components such as wheel seals and bearings.

1, 4

Students describe importance of preventative maintenance, perform various inspections, identify and repair problems with equipment.

1, 2, 4

Students will be able to diagnose and repair various steering and suspension problems and perform basic alignments.

1, 4

Students will be able to perform proper shop safety, properly identify and use a variety of fire extinguishers, and identify and use a variety hand tools, measuring tools and shop equipment.

1, 4, 6

Department Contact Info

Meadowbrook Campus

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354

Academic Advisor
Butch Steffen
Jordan Campus JHS 150
801-957-6402

Program Faculty

Instructor
TBD