Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Dec 15, 2019  
Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DST 101 - Diesel Industry Skills Training

4.00 credits
Diesel Industry Skills Training is in direct response of industry needs for students to possess the basic skills indicative of certified heavy-duty diesel technicians. The course design encourages students in developing life skills necessary to locate gainful employment in the diesel service industry. Instructional focus includes: seeking and applying for employment, preparing resumes, filling out applications, interviewing techniques, personal appearance and communication skills. Furthermore, emphasis is placed upon the skills required to retain industry employment including: punctuality, regular attendance, following directions, general shop practices, productivity, hourly and flat-rate compensation, time-clock management, problem solving, employee loyalty and responsibility, employee professionalism and good customer service skills. The class will provide theory and related hands-on experience on live vehicles as the foundation for advanced heavy-duty diesel courses.



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