DIESEL AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANICS SHORT-TERM CERTIFICATE DEM 47.0605 (Short-Term Certificate)
Program Description: The short certificate Diesel Program is designed to provide basic knowledge for students in equipment safety and mechanical fundamentals, basic engines, preventive maintenance, and CDL License Preparation.
Job Opportunities: Entry level job opportunities may include employment with construction companies and private contractors.
Admission Requirements: High school diploma, GED, or demonstrated ability to benefit
Typical course Load and Courses by Semester
Note: this is a sample course sequence. Courses scheduled each semester may vary according to student progress and the need for developmental classes.
Course Number/Course Name
DEM 111 Equipment Safety/Mechanical
DEM 104 Basic Engines
1 1 3 6
6 6 0
3 3 3
DEM 105 Preventive Maintenance DEM 156 CDL License Test Preparation
Total Credit Hours
Total Contact Hours
DIESEL AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT (CIP CODE 47.0605) SHORT CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
The mission of the Diesel and Heavy Equipment Short certificate is to prepare students for employment in entry- level mechanics positions which require a knowledge of equipment safety, mechanical fundamentals, basic engines, preventative maintenance. The program supports the College mission by providing academic and technical instruction and workforce development.
Diesel Courses ( 12 credit hours)
DEM 111 Equipment Safety/Mechanical Fundamentals DEM 104 Basic Engines DEM 105 Preventive Maintenance DEM 156 CDL License Test Preparation
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3 3 3 3
Total Hours Required for Degree
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