HVDD 0000 Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology Orientation0 Hours
HVDD 1037 Introduction to Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology60 Hours
Introduction to Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology provides students a basic introduction to the world of Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles, along with basic information about careers available in the heavy-duty commercial trucking industry, including the various classifications of jobs and the skills and certifications to hold them. In addition, you will also receive training in safety, personal protection equipment, first-aid, the use of basic tools and shop equipment, fasteners, locking devices and lifting equipment. You will be required to pass a safety exam before they are allowed to work in the shop.
HVDD 1202 Heavy Duty Brakes90 Hours
This course provides theory and hands-on experience for students on heavy duty braking systems. The course will cover maintenance and repair of wheels and tires, hubs and wheel bearings, air brake systems, drum and rotor brakes, Anti-lock braking system (ABS), and hydraulic braking systems. Students will be required to maintain, service, and replace wheels and tires, bearings and hubs, air brake components and a variety of braking systems, troubleshoot and repair of the anti-lock braking system.
HVDD 1301 Suspension and Steering60 Hours
This course provides theory and hands-on experience for students on the maintenance and repair of front axles, alignment, truck frames, suspension system, steering system, and coupling devices. Students will receive training on front end components, steering components, frame and suspension components, coupling devices, and alignment. Students will be required to maintain, remove and replace suspension and steering components.
HVDD 1501 Electricity and Electronics90 Hours
This course will provide theory and hands-on training on the principals of electricity, basic electrical components, sensors, and circuits. Students will receive training on basic electrical circuits, sensors, components, wiring schematics, multi-meters. Students will be required to build electrical circuits, test electrical circuits, and sensors using wiring schematics and proper testing equipment and methods.
HVDD 1060 Preventive Maintenance Inspection60 Hours
Preventative Maintenance and Inspection introduces students to the service and preventive maintenance practices commonly found within the trucking industry. Students will inspect and perform maintenance on basic truck and trailer systems, including cab and hood, engine systems, electrical systems, frame, and steering components, and identify the repairs that would be required during these services.
MATH 1000 Math I60 Hours
Students apply the correct mathematical operation to solve practical problems. Students use whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents to solve practical problems. Students are introduced to the basics of measurement, geometry, averages, probability, patterns and simple equations.
BTEC 1030 Operating Systems and Email Applications30 Hours
Operating Systems and Email Applications explores essential skills needed to successfully use a computer in school and at work. Throughout this course, you will study how to maneuver within the Windows environment through hands-on activities; including, launching programs, working with windows and the taskbar to enable multitasking, customizing the desktop, and managing files. You will also use both a USB drive and the cloud for file storage. Finally, you will examine how to use the Internet to efficiently search for information on the Web and send and receive email.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Job Seeking Skills explores how to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. During this course, you will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
HVDD 1010 Drive Train90 Hours
This course provides the student with theory and hands-on experience on maintenance and repair of the heavy duty drive train systems. Instruction and repair will cover clutches, transmissions, drive lines, and differentials. The student will be required to perform clutch adjustments and replacement, pull transmissions, pull and repair drive lines and u-joints, and differentials.
HVDD 1046 Diesel Engines I90 Hours
This course provides the student with introductory theory and hands-on training in basic operation, parts, and overhaul procedures of a diesel engine. The course covers the removal, service, and repair of engine blocks, crankshafts, pistons, rings, connecting rods, camshafts, valve trains, injection pumps, and accessories in both small and large diesel engines.
HVDD 1053 Diesel Engines II60 Hours
This course provides the student with more advanced theory and hands-on training in operation, parts and overhaul procedures of a diesel engine. The course covers the removal, service, and repair of engine blocks, crankshafts, pistons, rings, connecting rods, camshafts, valve trains, injection pumps and accessories in both small and large diesel engines.
HVDD 1401 Heavy Duty HVAC75 Hours
This course provides the student with theory and hands-on experience in the troubleshooting and repair of heavy-duty truck air conditioning systems. Instruction covers condensers; check valves; driers; compressors; evaporators; controls; heating and engine cooling systems; operating systems and controls; and refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling.
HVDD 1690 Truck Diagnostics60 Hours
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of truck diagnostics. Course content includes the basics fundamentals of on-board computers, sensors, and communication networks. Also included in this course are wiring, connector and terminal repair, and basic familiarization with the current exhaust after treatment systems and components.
HVDD 1042 Hydraulics I45 Hours
This course provides instructions and hands-on training of fluid power (hydraulics) as used in modern mobile equipment. Instruction includes practical theory and hands-on training related to the operation and repair of hydraulic/pneumatic components and systems. This course emphasizes testing, troubleshooting, design, and use of hydraulic schematics.
MANT 1600 Machining for Manufacturing90 Hours
Machining for Manufacturing emphasizes the basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the machine shop. During this course, you will study topics including instruction in Machine safety, basic measuring tools, shop math, speeds and feeds, and metal identification. You will also operate Engine Lathe and Vertical Mills.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Success60 Hours
Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
FUND 0030 Program Directed Study30 Hours
Students in this course will receive general assistance with program and course study, test preparation and the development of individual study resources.
FUND 0091 Study Skills30 Hours
Students will learn to use effective study habits and strategies for remembering information found in their textbooks and heard in-class lectures. Students will also learn to use a strategy for reading and taking notes from textbooks, taking notes in class, and learn effective strategies for taking the five types of tests most frequently given by teachers.