Major: Career Studies / Diesel Basic Repair at Northern Virginia Community College

The Career Studies Certificate in Career Studies / Diesel Basic Repair is part of the Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician program at Northern Virginia Community College

This program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of diesel equipment repair and provide instruction in hydraulic systems, diesel engine overhaul and tune-up, hydraulic and braking systems. The curriculum provides practical training and the option of on-the-job experience through cooperative education. Graduates will gain a basic background in diesel equipment technology principles. Graduates will be prepared for employment as an entry-level diesel technician in the following areas: diesel equipment repair, diesel truck repair, supervisor, shop foreman, heavy duty repair, purchasing agent, salesperson, power train repair, fuel injection repair, diesel engine repair, automotive diesel repair, and marine diesel repair.

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VCCS Plan Code:221-920-01
CIP Code:47.0605

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