Major: Career Studies / Diesel Preventative Maintenance at Northern Virginia Community College

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

This certificate is designed to enhance the skills necessary to service and repair diesel equipment. The courses included in this program will train students in the servicing and repair of diesel engines, electrical systems, transmissions, and preventative maintenance inspection (PMI). The curriculum provides practical training and the option of on-the-job experience through cooperative education. Graduates will have a background in advanced diesel equipment technology principles and some business skills. The program prepares graduates for employment 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. Students should ideally complete the Diesel Repair Technology career studies certificate prior to enrolling in this program.

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VCCS Plan Code:221-920-04
CIP Code:47.0605

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