Diesel and Heavy Equipment
Creekview High School
Business & Industry Endorsement
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|subject||9th Grade||10th Grade||11th Grade||12th grade|
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
|CTE Courses||Introduction to Transportation Technology
Diesel Equipment I
|Diesel Equipment II
Practicum in Transportation
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- ASE Medium/ Heavy Truck Technician, Brakes (T4)
- ASE Medium/Heavy Truck Technician, Diesel Engines (T2)
- ASE Medium/Heavy Truck Technician, Drive Train (T3) - Professional
- ASE Medium/ Heavy Truck Technician, Electrical/ Electronic Systems (T6)
|occupations||median wage||annual openings||% growth|
|Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists||$44,574||3,150||21%|
|Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines||$47,299||1,627||16%|
The Diesel and Heavy Equipment program of study teaches students to diagnose, repair, modify, or redo mechanical and hydraulic equipment on crane, bulldozer, grader, conveyor, construction equipment, bus, and truck diesel engines.
Recommended Course Sequence
Introduction to Transportation Technology
Introduction to Transportation Technology includes knowledge of the major automotive systems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. Transportation Technology includes applicable safety and environmental rules and regulations. In Transportation Technology, students will gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of transportation systems. This study will allow students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings. The focus of this course is to teach safety, tool identification, proper tool use, and employability.
Diesel Equipment I
Diesel Equipment Technology I includes knowledge of the function and maintenance of diesel systems. Rapid advances in diesel technology have created new career opportunities and demands in the transportation industry. This course provides the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in transportation systems.
Diesel Equipment II
Diesel Equipment Technology II includes knowledge of the function, diagnosis, and service of diesel equipment systems. Rapid advances in diesel technology have created new career opportunities and demands in the transportation industry. This course provides the advanced knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in transportation systems.
Practicum in Transportation Systems
Practicum in Transportation Systems is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience such as internships, mentorships, independent study, or laboratories. The Practicum can be either school lab based or worked based.