Today's diesel equipment is more technologically challenging than the diesel engines and systems of old. WyoTech offers a core Diesel Technology training program along with its Diesel Advance Technology Education (DATE) for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks specialty. The entire program is designed to train students on Mack and Volvo Truck maintenance and is available to selected students who apply. Acceptance is based on grades and attendance.
The DATE for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks specialty awards a diploma in approximately nine months of successful training.
In addition to the training modules that you'll take as part of the Diesel Technology core program, the DATE for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks specialty consist of the following courses:
This course introduces you to industry and OEM history, time management, warranty, safety, model identification, product specific truck theory, Mack and Volvo OEM program support tools and software, and engine repair and diagnosis. You'll also learn about fuel delivery, ignition, turbo, exhaust, engine management systems, drivability, electronics, overhaul, cooling, lubrication, computer based diagnostics and component locations.
This course introduces you to product-specific truck theory, repair and diagnosis on emission systems operations, catalytic reduction converter, diesel particulate filter, and preventive maintenance inspection. You'll also study cab and chassis heating and air conditioning, airbags and driver safety, wiring harnesses, ergonomics, power trains including transmission systems, clutches, brakes, ABS, federal brake inspection, axles and differentials and suspensions and engine tune-up.
How long does it take to complete our DATE for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks Specialty Program?
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** At least one core program must be completed along with the student's choice of specialty concentration program in order to satisfy curriculum requirements. Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations.
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