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Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment Technology

The Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment Technology program is an introduction into the core areas of the diesel service industry. Students learn how to inspect, diagnose, repair and service diesel engines, drive train, brakes, suspension & steering, electrical/electronic systems, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Cab Inspection and Hydraulics. This course is certified by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and Associated Equipment Distributors (AED).

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Certifications and Proficiency Credits

Industry certifications:

  • ASE Medium/Heavy Truck Entry Level Certification

  • AEDF High School Certification

  • OSHA General Industry Outreach Training

  • S/P2 Heavy-Duty/Diesel Technology Safety and Pollution Prevention Training

 

Eligible College Proficiency Credits:

Articulated Credits Available by review at Pennsylvania College of Technology and various Post-Secondary Technical Schools and Colleges

Career Pathways with Industry Credentials

  • Diesel Equipment Supplier

  • Diesel Service Technician or Mechanic

  • Diesel Locomotive Mechanic

  • Estimator

  • Farm Equipment Mechanic

  • Fleet Mechanic

  • Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technician

  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic

  • Small Engine Mechanic

  • Service Advisor

Career Pathways with Continued Education & Training

  • Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians

  • Industrial Mechanic

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Mechatronics Engineer

  • Trainer

  • Shop Manager or Owner

  • Production Manager

  • Research and Development