Heavy Equipment Mechanics

1800 HOURS
60 WEEKS
 

PELL ELIGIBLE
Program # I470302
CIP # 0647.030200

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This training program will prepare students for employment as Heavy Equipment Mechanics. The content includes, but is not limited to, maintaining and repairing diesel engines and electrical systems; overhauling diesel engines; and performing diesel engine preventive maintenance. The program content also includes training in communication; leadership; human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE: 

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition Per Term

Non-Resident Tuition Per Term

DIM0101

A

Diesel Engine Mechanic/Technician Helper

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

DIM0102

B

Diesel Electrical and Electronics Technician

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

DIM0103

C

Diesel Engine Preventative Maintenance Technician

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

DIM0104

D

Diesel Engine Technician

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

DIM0105

E

Diesel Brakes Technician

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

DIM0106

F

Diesel Heating and Air Conditioning Technician

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

DIM0107

G

Diesel Steering and Suspension Technician

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

DIM0108

H

Diesel Drivetrain Technician

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

DIM0110

I

Diesel Power Train Technician

150

$416.00

$1,577.00

 

 

TOTAL

1800

$4,989.00

$18,921.00

           

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$5,000.00

19,000.00

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

AGE:                 16 years or older

DIPLOMA:         N/A

TABE:                MATH 9.0   LANGUAGE 9.0   READING 9.0 or meet other basic skill requirements

Industry Certification:     ASE registration fee - $36.00;  ASE Diesel Electrical & Electronics Tech - T6 - Electrical/Electronic Systems - $33.00; ASE Diesel Engine Prev Maint Tech - T8 - Prev Maint Inspection - $33.00; ASE Diesel Engine Tech - T2 - Diesel Engines - $33.00; ASE Diesel Brakes Tech - T4 – Brakes - $33.00; ASE Diesel Heating & Air Conditioning Tech - T7 - (HVAC) - $33.00; ASE Diesel Steering & Suspension Tech - T5 - Suspension & Steering - $33.00; ASE Diesel Power Train Tech - T3 - Drive Train - $33.00

                                                                                                LIVE WORK FEES:      

Advisory Salary Range:             $20,000 - $30,000                   Shop Fees:                   

Florida Panhandle:                   $26,820 - $51,420                   Parts                      Cost +10%

PH Average:                              $37,200                                   Labor-Parts              10% added to customer purchase

State Average:                          $42,400                                   WCSB                     $30.00 (equipment)

National Average:                     $42,700                                   FPTC                      $30.00 (equipment)                                                                                                                  Other                     $35.00 (equipment)