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DSL102 OSHA 10 (1)
This course will: explain job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; determine the uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); identify the safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; identify fire prevention and protection techniques; explore Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDA).
DSL111 Fundamentals/Operating Principles (4)
This course teaches the history of the diesel engine from the time of its invention to the present date and difference and advantages over other types of engines.
DSL121 Engine Maintenance (2) going inactive May 2022
This course covers standard DB, DB@ and DM pump disassemble inspection and overhaul. It teaches removal, installation and timing procedures on the above injection pumps. This course also teaches test stand operation, pump installation on the test stand and proper calibration of the injection pump.
DSL133 Diesel Engines I (5)
This course teaches the three major engine companies products. Training engines are provided for all classes to ensure the student’s knowledge of troubleshooting maintenance, disassembly, overhaul, and reassembly techniques. Training is further enhanced by class discussion and visual media.
DSL141 Welding and Fabrication Lab (1)
This course includes basic principles and fundamentals of arc welding and acetylene cutting as applied to heavy equipment and diesel repairs. It also covers basic welding and acetylene safety.
DSL152 Fuel System Diagnosis/Repair (4)
This course teaches the operating of fuel systems used on most modern diesel engines, how they differ from one another an service and adjustment of each system.
DSL162 Electrical/Electronics Systems (3)
This course of basic electrical systems on the diesel engine teaches troubleshooting and component testing using volt ohm meter and volt 33 testers.
DSL172 Brakes (3)
This course teaches disassembly, inspection, and troubleshooting of the three major types of clutch systems used by present engine manufacturers. The course also teaches installation techniques and adjustments.
DSL182 Introduction to Hydraulics (3)
This course gives a student a short introduction to hydraulic systems. It covers major component identifications, their functions and how each component operates in the system.
DSL192 Advanced Engine Maintenance (2)
This course covers standard Db, DB2, and DM pump disassemble inspection and overhaul. It teaches removal, installation, and timing procedures on the above injection pumps. This course also teaches test stand operation, pump installation on the test stand, and proper calibration of the injection pump.
DSL201 Shop Safety II (1) going inactive May 2022
Prerequisite: DSL 101
This course is continuation of Shop Safety I and is designed to identify safety hazards associated with working around heavy equipment and to establish procedures that will prevent accidents. Avoidance to actions that may result in damage to personal or equipment is stressed.
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DSL212 Advanced Engine Overhaul (3)
This is an advanced training course in engine overhaul. Advanced training is provided to ensure the student’s knowledge of troubleshooting maintenance, disassembly, overhaul, and reassembly techniques.
DSL222 Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems (5)
Students will become proficient in the diagnosis and repair of electrical circuits including testing, repairing, and/or replacing of components.
DSL232 Hydraulic Diagnosis/Repair (3)
This course teaches the theory of both open and closed center hydraulic systems. It covers pump overhaul and testing procedures. It also covers the use of hydraulic flow meter and testing procedures.
DSL261 Air Conditioning Diagnosis/Repair (2)
This course covers refrigeration theory, operation, testing, and repair of air conditioning systems. The use of refrigerant recovery methods will also be discussed.
DSL272 Suspension and Steering (3)
This course teaches troubleshooting disassembly, inspection, and adjustments of both hydraulic and air brake systems with the advantages and disadvantages of both systems. The course also covers the two air systems, their components, and function in the brake system.
DSL275 Diesel Management (3)
This course introduces the concepts and principles of effective business management as they apply to diesel technology and includes forms of business ownership, typical business organizational structures, relationship of business to the community and the effect of government regulations on businesses.
DSL281 Transmission Overhaul/Diagnosis (3)
After completion of this course the student should be able to identify types of mechanical and auto transmissions they should be able to dissemble and reassemble transmissions correctly and be able to identify parts and why they have failed.
DSL291 Advanced Clutch & Power Train (3)
This course covers standard DB, DB2, DM pump disassembly and overhaul. It teaches removal, installation, and timing procedures on the above injection pumps. This course also teaches test stand operation, pump installation on the test stand, and proper calibration of the injection pump.
DSL295 Occupational Work Experience (0)
Occupational Work Experiences are available to student who have completed 85% of their required course hours. This is an optional course for diesel technology students who wish to gain further “real life” experiences at local businesses and/or approved sites.