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Degree Plans - Automotive Technology/Diesel and Heavy Equipment - Preventive Maintenance Technician Certificate (Archived)

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY/DIESEL AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT -- PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

(Level I Certificate)

Cedar Valley only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.AT.DHE.PREVMIN.04

The Preventive Maintenance Technician curriculum is designed to train students to become entry level maintenance technicians. Training is focused on maintenance procedures and diesel powered vehicle systems inspection and operations.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
12

SEMESTER II

DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance 2
DEMR 1327 Tractor Trailer Service and Repair 3
DEMR 1421 Power Train I 4
DEMR 2331 Advanced Brake Systems 3
12

SEMESTER III (Summer)

AUMT 1345 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
AUMT 1380 Cooperative Education - Automotive/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
6
Minimum Hours Required 30

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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