Industrial Truck Mechanic Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
2019
Program Code
TRUKME.TA.CA
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
James Anderson: 313-845-6351, jwanderson3@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg

Program Description

Description

Students will 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 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  2. Use handtools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
  3. Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  4. Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  5. Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors.

Admission Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

Complete a minimum of 38 additional credit hours in courses required within your specialization.

Program Requirements

Note

RTI (Related Training Instruction)
Employer specific document that details HFC courses needed to meet employer knowledge and skill requirements and fulfills HFC degree or certificate requirements.

Minimum Total Credit Hours
25.00
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.