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Diesel System Technician I


Meeting Times
Estimated Cost
Day / Evening
08/12/2020Monday 8AM - 1PM; Tuesday - Friday (8AM - 2PM)

Course Info

12 Months (1050 Clock Hours) 

Monday 8 am-1 pm; Tuesday-Friday 8 am-2 pm  
(Summer schedule) Monday- Thursday 8 am - 2:45 pm

Medium and Heavy Duty Truck and Bus Technician I Standards: 
TABE Test Scores: 9 in Reading, Language and Math OR meet TABE exemption (refer to Admissions and Testing)  

Program Requirements: 
Students must be at least 18 and have a valid Florida driver's license.

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 uses 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 brakes, suspension and steering, diesel engine maintenance and repair, drivelines, electrical systems and air conditioning systems.  Students are prepared to take the A.S.E. certification tests which can be a condition of employment and enables employers to offer better starting salaries. Instructor is A.S.E. certified.  

For questions regarding the program please contact:

Council on Occupational Education

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