47.0613MEDIUM/HEAVY VEHICLE AND TRUCK TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN
(PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)
The Diesel Technology Program is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. This Program includes instruction in diesel engine mechanics, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, preventive maintenance inspections, drive trains, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair.
The Diesel Technology Program includes safety, theory, and general practice.Diesel technicians must like to work with machines and be able to use both hand and power tools.This Program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). The Program consists of a list of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks.
Related Occupations /Employment Opportunities:
Bus and Truck Mechanic
Diesel Engine Specialist
Farm Equipment Mechanic
Mechanical and Electronic
Ability to Work
Independently and in
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
Farm Equipment Mechanics
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Certifications available to qualified students:
Automotive Youth Educational Systems
Certified Safety Inspector, Cat I
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Section 609 Certification for Refrigerant Recycling and Recovery
194 Laurel Lake Rd Bartonsville, PA 18321570.629.2001Fax:
The Monroe Career & Technical Institute will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, union membership, or any other legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act and with Federal law, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact the Director, at 194 Laurel Lake Road, Bartonsville, PA 18321 Telephone: (570)629-2001 FAX (570)629-9698.