Truck Engine Repair Certificate

Curriculum Code: AUT.TER.CERT (C447H)

(Total Program Credits: 16)

The Truck Engine Repair Certificate is designed for students who are interested in becoming an Engine Technician.  An introduction to engine overhaul, principles, R&R procedures, measurement and adjustments of the engine subsystems, as well as electric starting, charging, batteries, fuel injection and after treatment systems.  Upon successful completion of the program, students should be able to pass the ASE T-1, T-2, and T-6 certifications.   

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Truck Engine Repair Certificate program, the graduate will be able to:
  • demonstrate industry knowledge through safety OSHA, EPA practices and procedures;
  • apply appropriate industry systematic approaches when diagnosing engine problems or concerns;
  • recognize engine problems based on classroom theory and lab practices; and
  • label and explain engine components along with tolerances and application.

(Spring 2022)

Placement Measures

Program Map for Full-Time Students

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 112Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 credits

AUT 135Truck Fuel Management #

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Semester Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 120Diesel Electricity and Electronics #

4 credits

AUT 155Truck Engine Power Plants #

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

See AUT course descriptions.

Chairperson: Ken Davis, Ext. 3454, Email: kennethdavis@triton.edu