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Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology

Curriculum Description

The Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to service, troubleshoot and repair medium and heavy duty vehicles.

The course work includes the purpose, construction features and principles of operation of medium and heavy duty vehicles.

Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities in a dealership, fleet shop or independent garage as a technician. Graduates that have met the work experience requirement should also be prepared to take the ASE certification exam.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
(CTE-Y D60240P1)

Diploma

D60240
NC CIP: 47.0605
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
HET 110 Diesel Engines 3 9 0 6
HET 112 Diesel Electrical Systems 3 6 0 5
HET 125 Preventive Maintenance 1 3 0 2
HET 230 Air Brakes 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 20
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ELN 112 Diesel Electronics System 2 6 0 4
HET 116 Air Cond/Diesel Equip 1 2 0 2
HET 119 Mechanical Transmissions 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 101
OR
Applied Communications I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 101
OR
Applied Mathematics I NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
MAT 115 Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE (2) (2) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 12
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
HET 114 Power Trains 3 6 0 5
HET 233 Suspension and Steering 2 4 0 4
HYD 112 Hydraulics/Med/Heavy Duty 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 12
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 11

Total Credit Hours: 41

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

 
   
   
   
D60240