Diesel Technology

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Faculty: David Lipscomb

The Diesel Technology certificate program offers a number of career options by providing students the opportunity to earn a one year certificate. Most of our students go directly into the workforce as technicians while some go on to start their own business.

A background in Diesel Technology can be a valuable asset in a number of Industries:

Agricultural
Heavy Equipment
Commercial/Consumer Vehicles

The Diesel Technology program consists of 42 semester credit hours of coursework and commonly takes three semesters to complete when taken during the day. The range of study varies from shop safety to failure analysis.

Location: TC@ TexAmericas Center / Located 15 minutes from the main campus just off I-30 at exit 206.

Program Coordinator: David Lipscomb

Degrees Offered: Level I Certificate

Level I Certificate
First Semester
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety and Procedures   3 SCH
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems   4 SCH
DEMR 1306 Diesel Engine I   3 SCH
DEMR 1421 Power Train I   4 SCH
TOTAL 14 SCH
Second Semester
DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I   4 SCH
DEMR 2412 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II   4 SCH
DEMR 1317 Basic Brake Systems   3 SCH
DEMR 1423 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair   4 SCH
TOTAL 15 SCH
Third Semester
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls   4 SCH
DEMR 1449 Diesel Engine II   4 SCH
DEMR 2334 Advanced Diesel Tune – Up and Troubleshooting   3 SCH
DEMR 2266 Practicum   2 SCH
TOTAL 13 SCH
TOTAL HOURS 42 SCH