2019-2020 College Catalog

Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician TCC

Program Description (Major Code: DTM1)

The Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician certificate program provides training in the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for employment as a maintenance technician on semi –trucks, trailers or other diesel equipment. The topics covered include diesel shop safety, tools, and equipment, preventive maintenance procedures, truck brake systems, and truck drive trains.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (25 Credits)

DIET 1000Intro Diesel Tech Tools&Safety


DIET 1010Diesel ELCT&Electronic Syst


DIET 1020Preventive Maintenance


DIET 2010Truck Brake Systems


DIET 2020Truck Drivetrains


DIET 2021Truck Transmissions


Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Credits

Estimated Program Cost: $3,684