Course Syllabus

Diesel Engine Technology is part of the Transportation Technology cluster that includes Automotive Technology, Small Engines and Marine Mechanics Technology.

First year studies include the cycle of operation, engine fundamentals, disassembly and reassembly, measurement, related shop math. The second year covers auxiliary systems --cranking systems, air intake and exhaust systems including natural aspiration, blowers, superchargers and turbo chargers as well as water-jacketed exhaust systems found in marine applications and standard vehicle exhaust systems. The engine cooling systems will cover air-cooled engines, heat exchanger, intercoolers and after coolers.

The third year covers engine operation as pertains to transportation, marine and stationary applications plus troubleshooting, testing and engine operations.

* Students who complete the program will take an Industry credential test of ASE/NATEF T-1.

Chris Sickerott

Diesel Mechanics

Mr. Sickerott has a passion that comes through as he teaches students about diesel engines.

  • Course ID: 925
  • Course Name: Diesel Sickerott
  • Course Length: 3 Year Program
  • Course Department: CTE - Career Technical Education