Diesel System Technician I Points of Interest
- 12 Months
- Class Meets: Monday 8AM - 1PM; Tuesday - Friday (8AM - 2PM)
- Estimated Cost
- Entry Level Pay: $18.45 per hour
- Program Requirements:
- 18 years of age or older
- Valid Driver’s License
Instructors are A.S.E. Master Certified
Automotive Program is N.A.T.E.F. Certified
This program prepares students to become medium and heavy duty truck and bus technicians who can analyze, repair and maintain medium and heavy duty trucks and buses to manufactures' specifications.
Medium and Heavy Truck and Bus Technician I students use a computer managed laboratory and actual "live" hands-on work in the Hillsborough County Public School (HCPS) bus garage to train the medium and heavy duty truck and bus technicians of the future.
The course of study takes students through the following:
- suspension and steering
- diesel engine maintenance and repair
- electrical systems
- air conditioning systems
Students are prepared to take the A.S.E. certificationStudents are prepared to take the A.S.E. certificationtests which can be a condition of employment and enables employers to offer better starting salaries.Instructor is A.S.E. certified.