PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Diesel Technology program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed as technicians in the field of heavy-duty diesel

equipment, transportation and agriculture industries, or related industries. The curriculum provides both theoretical and hands-on learning experiences that provide students with the opportunity to apply the learned skills in a variety of different areas, such as transportation, and agriculture equipment. Diagnosis and repair procedures performed on heavy-duty diesel equipment enable students to develop the skills required for employment in the heavy duty diesel technology industry.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of Heavy Duty Diesel Technology program, a student should be able to:

  • accurately complete work orders that relate to equipment/engines/motors manifesting problems, suggest corrective actions, and complete repairs
  • apply knowledge of personal and environmental safety practices to promote a safe work environment, and environmental responsibility.
  • research applicable equipment and service information using heavy-duty equipment manuals in print and electronic formats, pertinent websites, and diagnostic equipment to identify, analyze, and correct problems of all major heavy-duty equipment systems.

MAJOR COURSES
Advanced Diesel Technology - Associate of Science Degree 

Who To Contact

  • Mark Dehart
    Advanced Diesel Technology
    mdehart@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-770-7057
    Building: Alisal Campus - Building D
    Office: D-117
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Valentin Rodriguez
    Lead Instructor - ADT
    vrodriguez@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831.770.7078
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: D-116
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905

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