EMCC Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
EMCC Catalog 2023-2024

Diesel Mechanics One-year Vocational Certificate

Location(s): Golden Triangle Campus (Mayhew)


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The Diesel Mechanics Certificate program offers a nine-month curriculum that leads to a vocational certificate in Diesel Mechanics. The program provides the graduate with the basic skills and technical knowledge to properly diagnose and repair diesel vehicles, along with problem solving techniques and computer diagnosis.

Students are taught in modern, well-equipped labs using heavy duty diesel vehicles for repair procedures as well as electronic diagnostics. Practical experience is given in the following service and repair areas as recognized by ASE and NATEF: Diesel Engines, Drive Train, Brakes, Suspension and Steering, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating, Ventilation and A/C. Classes are held 6 1/2 hours a day, 4 days a week for 9 months in a modern Career-Technical complex with facilities designed especially for this program.

Students are required to furnish their own set of tools for the program and should have them no later than the third week of their first semester. A complete tool list will be provided by the program instructor.

This program requires a Silver or higher Certificate on the ACT Work-keys exam. Please see the program advisor or Navigator for additional information regarding testing times and locations for Work-keys.

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