This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.
A technician inspecting a diesel engine.


The content includes but is not limited to maintaining and repairing diesel engines and electrical systems; reconditioning diesel fuel injection systems; overhauling diesel engines; and performing diesel engine preventive maintenance.

The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe efficient work practices.

The following table illustrates the postsecondary program structure:

OCPCourse #Course Title
ADIM0103Diesel Engine Preventative Maintenance Technician
BDIM0106Diesel Heating and Air Conditioning Technician
CDIM0107Diesel Steering and Suspension Technician
DDIM0108Diesel Drivetrain Technician
EDIM0109Diesel Hydraulics Technician

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