2016-2017 Catalog

Diesel Truck (DDES1)

Award: Career certificate

Pathway to associate degree:  Diesel Technology - Diesel Service (DTDSO)

Program location: Applied Technology Center

This career certificate provides the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position in the transportation industry. The career certificate provides students with fundamental instruction in the basic operation of diesel engines, service, brakes, electrical systems, and power trains.

For more information about educational cost, median loan debt, and other important information related to this program, please visit our website at mccneb.edu/Academics/Programs-of-Study/Applied-Technology/Diesel-Technology.aspx.

Requirements for Diesel Truck career certificate (35.0 credit hrs.)

DESL 1000Diesel Preventive MaintenanceHYBRID


DESL 1210Electricity and ElectronicsHYBRID


DESL 1230Diesel Engine FundamentalsHYBRID


DESL 1620Climate Control/Heating and Air Conditioning


DESL 2100Heavy Duty DrivetrainHYBRID


DESL 2150Truck ABS and BrakesHYBRID


DESL 2200Steering and SuspensionHYBRID


MATH MATH 1240 or higher


For students who qualify for a higher level math course than MATH 1240, it is recommended that they take the highest level class they qualify for (4.5 credits or greater).

Students may not register for DESL 1210 Electricity and Electronics until they qualify by proper MCC testing procedures for entry into MATH 1240 or higher.