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Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician- DTM1 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician certificate program provides training in the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for employment as a maintenance technician on semi-trucks, trailers or other diesel equipment. The topics covered include diesel shop safety, tools and equipment, preventive maintenance procedures, truck brake systems, and truck drive trains.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Start Terms:

  • This program begins each Spring semester on the Coffee campus.

Experienced Worker Certification Form

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Gainful Employment Information
Occupational Courses 16
DIET 1000 Introduction to Diesel Technology, Tools, & Safety 3
DIET 1020 Preventative Maintenance 5
DIET 2010 Truck Brake Systems 4
DIET 2020 Truck Drive Trains 4
Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems Option: Choose One of the Following (7 Hours) 7
DIET 1010 Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems 7
OR Complete Both of the Following (7 Hours) 7
DIET 1011 Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems I 4
DIET 1012 Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems II 3
Faculty & Staff

Diesel Equipment Technology Instructor Program Coordinator, Coffee Campus

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