Apr 20, 2019  
2018-19 College Catalog 
    
2018-19 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Diesel Technology Information


This program prepares students to diagnose, service and repair diesel engines, diesel-powered equipment and the equipment connected, pulled, pushed, lifted or operated with diesel and/or gas engines.


Department of Transportation Technologies


Administration

Toledo-area Campus

Phone Number

Email

Glenn A. Rettig, Assistant Dean Industrial & Engineering Technologies 117 (567) 661-7457 glenn_rettig@owens.edu
Sherri Johnson, Chair  Transportation Technologies 125 (567) 661-7136 sherri_johnson@owens.edu

Certification

Certified by National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).  For more information regarding certification standards contact the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E., Suite 101, Leesburg, NA 20175, phone 703-669-6125, web address: www.natef.org.

The instruction, course of study, facilities and equipment of this institution have been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and meet the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence standards of quality for the training of automobile technicians in the following areas: Brakes, Electrical/ Electronic Systems, Engine Performance, Suspension & Steering, Automatic Transmission & Transaxle, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, and Manual Drive Train & Axles.

Student Learning Outcomes

Student will be able to:

  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck engines.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck suspension and steering systems.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck brake systems.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck electrical/electronic systems.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck Preventive maintenance systems.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck drivelines.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
  • Diagnose and repair medium and heavy-duty truck fluid power systems.

Career Interests

Graduates are prepared for careers in operations, maintenance, service, testing, diagnosis and development of truck and heavy equipment.