Syllabus

The following table provides the course syllabus for the Diesel Truck Technology program at SUN Area Technical Institute.
Objective Hours
1st Quarter
Orientation to School and Program Policies 10
Employability/Transferable Skills 40
Workplace Safety Skills 10
Workplace Tools and Materials 25
Basic Related Principles 55
Steering and Suspension Systems 50
Tire and Wheel Systems 60
Total 250
2nd Quarter
Workplace Safety Skills 10
Basic Electrical Systems 40
Starting Systems 35
Charing Systems 30
Hydraulic Brake Systems 65
Air Brake Systems 70
Total: 250
3rd Quarter
Workplace Safety Skills 10
PA State Inspection 40
Basic Engine Principles 40
Diesel Engine Overhaul 90
Diesel Engine Cooling Systems 40
Intro to Diesel Engines 30
Total: 250
4th Quarter
Diesel Engine Intake and Exhausted Systems 50
Diesel Engine Electronic Controls 70
ABS Brake Controls 20
Diesel Engine Lubrication Systems 40
Clutch Systems 60
Workplace Safety Skills 10
Total 240
Year Total: 990