Diesel Systems Technician I Points of Interest

Program Description

  • 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.

Diesel tech photo

Core Content

  • The course of study takes students through the following:

    • brakes
    • suspension and steering
    • diesel engine maintenance and repair
    • drivelines
    • electrical systems 
    • air conditioning systems

Industry Certification

  • Students are prepared to take the A.S.E. certification exams which can be a condition of employment and enables employers to offer better starting salaries.  The Instructor is A.S.E. certified.

    For questions regarding this program, please contact Mrs. Karen Nochella