Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1

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Course Hours: 
210
Price: 
$1,200.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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Our Medium/Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician three-part course series covers industry trends and current technology to provide an in-depth guide to highway diesel engines and their management. This series prepares entry-level and experienced technicians alike for a successful career as a Medium/Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician by outlining the role of the truck technician, industry tools and standards for safety, and steps for diagnosing and servicing a full range of diesel engines. Learn the necessary knowledge to gain employment in the automotive industry with up-to-date content including the principles and practices underlying current and proposed ASE and NATEF tasks and the most current diesel engine management electronics used in the industry. This series provides everything a student needs to know to diagnose, service, and maintain diesel engine systems. 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the role of the truck technician and guidelines for workplace safety
  • Recall the components of the engine and their function
  • Recognize the components of the engine powertrain, feedback assembly, and housing
  • List steps for servicing engine lubrication, breathing, and cooling systems
  • Identify the fundamentals for removing, cleaning, testing, and reassembling engines

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1 Module 1    
Role of the Truck Technician, Tools, and Safety

  • Truck Technician of 21st Century
  • Training and the Truck Technician
  • Customer Service and Professionalism
  • Professional Associations
  • Hand and Shop Tools
  • Precision Tools
  • Units of Measurement
  • Metric System
  • Workplace Organization
  • Personal and Safety Awareness
  • Safety Equipment
  • Workplace Hazards and Safety Regulations

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1 Module 2  
Overview of the Engine

  • Engine Basics
  • Key Engine Terms
  • Diesel Cycle
  • Two-Stroke Cycle Diesel Engine
  • Otto Cycle
  • Engine Systems and Circuits
  • History of the Modern Diesel Engine
  • Power
  • Definitions and Formulae
  • Engine Configuration
  • Engine Speed
  • Torsional Forces

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1 Module 3
Engine Powertrain and Housing

  • Piston Assemblies
  • Piston Rings
  • Connecting Rods
  • Crankshaft and Bearings
  • Rod and Main Bearings
  • Engine Feedback Assembly
  • Timing Gears
  • Camshafts
  • Valve and Injector Trains
  • Engine Cylinder Block
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Intake and Exhaust Manifolds

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1 Module 4
Engine Lubrication and Cooling Systems

  • Engine Lubricating Oil
  • Lubrication System Components
  • Interpreting Oil Analyses
  • Lubricating Circuit Problems
  • Engine Coolant
  • Cooling System Components
  • Filters
  • Cooling Monitoring Circuit
  • Thermostats
  • Cooling Fans
  • Cooling System Management
  • Coolant Heaters

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1 Module 5
Engine Breathing, Retarders, and Maintenance

  • Breathing Components
  • Air Intake System Components
  • Turbochargers
  • Charge Air Heat Exchangers
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation
  • Principles of Engine Retarder Operation
  • Exhaust Brakes
  • Internal Compression Brakes
  • Start-Up and Engine Break-Ins
  • Air Intake System Maintenance
  • Engine Lube Service
  • Diesel Particulate Filter Service

Medium / Heavy Diesel Automotive Technician Level 1 Module 6
Engine Removal, Assembly, and Performance Testing

  • Engine Disassembly
  • Cleaning Components
  • Component Inspection
  • Reassembly Guidelines
  • Service Literature
  • Removing an Engine
  • Diesel Engine Run-In
  • Rebuilt Engine Run-In Procedure
  • Chassis Dynamometer Testing
  • Engine Dynamometer Testing
  • Road Testing

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player