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Heavy Equipment Service Technician CCP

Heavy Equipment Service Technician Overview (5456)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

This CCP program is designed to prepare the student for employment as bus, truck and diesel engine mechanics, diesel mechanics helpers, mobile heavy equipment mechanics, construction equipment mechanics, and industrial truck mechanics.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)
  • Complete an online Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program. Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 9; Mathematics: 9 or qualify for TABE exemption (www.palmbeachstate.edu/academicservices/Curriculum-and-Programs)

Program Length

Total program hours: 1,800. Approximate program length: 24 months evening students.

Location

The program is offered at the Belle Glade campus.

For More Information

Email: blackmvd@palmbeachstate.edu

Phone: (561) 993-1187

Employment Opportunities

Entry-level mechanic positions such as bus, heavy trucks and other diesel applications.

Career Path Notes

Heavy equipment mechanics are in high demand, and this program is the first step to a successful career.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 1,800)

DIM0840Introduction to Heavy Equipment Mechanic (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0841Heavy Equipment Mechanic Systems (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0842Heavy Equipment Engine Systems (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0843Electrical/electronic Systems In Heavy Equipment 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0844Electrical/electronic Systems In Heavy Equipment 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0845Preventive Maintenance Inspection In Heavy Equipment (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0850Heavy Equipment Brake Systems (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0846Hydraulic Systems In Heavy Equipment (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0847Heavy Equipment Steering/suspension (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0848Drive Train Systems In Heavy Equipment 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0849Drive Train Systems In Heavy Equipment 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0851Heating and Air Conditioning Systems In Heavy Equipment (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1800

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 300)

DIM0840Introduction to Heavy Equipment Mechanic (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0841Heavy Equipment Mechanic Systems (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 300)

DIM0842Heavy Equipment Engine Systems (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0843Electrical/electronic Systems In Heavy Equipment 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Clock Hours: 150)

DIM0844Electrical/electronic Systems In Heavy Equipment 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Clock Hours: 300)

DIM0845Preventive Maintenance Inspection In Heavy Equipment (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0850Heavy Equipment Brake Systems (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Clock Hours: 300)

DIM0846Hydraulic Systems In Heavy Equipment (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0847Heavy Equipment Steering/suspension (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Three - Summer (Year Two) (Clock Hours: 150)

DIM0848Drive Train Systems In Heavy Equipment 1 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term One - Fall (Year Three) (Clock Hours: 300)

DIM0849Drive Train Systems In Heavy Equipment 2 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

DIM0851Heating and Air Conditioning Systems In Heavy Equipment (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1800