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    May 18, 2024  
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Diesel Technician Electrical/Electronic Specialist Career Pathway Certificate

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Less-Than-One-Year Certificate of Completion

The Career Pathway Certificate in Diesel Technician: Electrical/Electronic Specialist is designed to prepare students to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) test for ASE area T6: Electrical/Electronic Systems and the 609 Federal Refrigeration Test. Students who pass the assessment and possess the associated work experience become eligible for ASE certification.

Students completing the career pathway certificate gain a competitive advantage when applying for specialty-level positions in the vehicle maintenance and repair industry. The certificate is designed to apply coursework directly to the Diesel Technology AAS. This alignment allows students to build on program completion while pursuing additional educational goals.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

  • Summarize basic electrical theory and components.
  • Explain diesel wiring diagrams and their navigation.
  • Summarize basic diesel electrical systems, batteries, starting and charging systems, lighting systems, and electrical accessory systems and components.
  • Use DVOM/DMM and applicable testing equipment to diagnose, test, and service systems.

Admission Requirements

This program has special admissions requirements. Please meet with and secure an admissions packet from Student Services staff.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 12

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