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Diesel Engine Mechanics and Repair (DEMR)

Laredo Community College offers two one-year certificates in Diesel Technology. The Diesel Technology curriculum is designed to prepare our students for entry level employment in the Heavy Truck Industry.

Diesel Heavy Truck Technician Certificate - One-Year Certificate*

First Semester

Credit Hours

DEMR 1301

Shop Safety & Procedures

3

DEMR 1417

Basic Brake Systems

4

DEMR 1405

Basic Electrical Systems

4

DEMR 1410

Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I

4

 

 

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

DEMR 1323

Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning

3

DEMR 1327

Tractor Trailer Service Repair

3

DEMR 1330

Steering & Suspension I

3

DEMR 2412

Diesel engine Testing and Repair II

4

 

 

13

Third Semester

Credit Hours

DEMR 1321

Power Train I

3

DEMR 1329

Preventative Maintenance

3

DEMR 2432

Electronic Controls

4

DEMR 1281

Cooperative Education

2

 

 

12

Total Minimum Hours

40

Certificate Exit Title: Diesel Heavy Truck Technician Certificate

Heavy Truck Undercarriage Specialization - One-Year Certificate*

First Semester

Credit Hours

DEMR 1301

Shop Safety & Procedures

3

DEMR 1417

Basic Brake Systems

4

DEMR 1405

Basic Electrical Systems

4

DEMR 1410

Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I

4

 

 

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

DEMR 2331

Advanced Brake Systems

3

DEMR 1321

Power Train I

3

DEMR 1416

Basic Hydraulics

4

DEMR 2346

Advanced Heating,Ventilation and Air Conditioning(HVAC)

3

 

 

13

Third Semester

Credit Hours

DEMR 1447

Power Train II

4

DEMR 1330

Steering & Suspension I

3

DEMR 2434

Advanced Diesel Tune-up and Troubleshooting (Capstone)

4

DEMR 1281

Cooperative Education

2

 

 

13

Total Minimum Hours

41

Certificate Exit Title: Heavy Truck Undercarriage Technician

*Student must possess the reading, writing, and math skills necessary to enter the curriculum. Student should consult with the Program Advisor for Entry Level Requirements.

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