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DS – Diesel Service Technology Outcomes

AAS - Diesel Service Technology AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply skills and knowledge to repair and maintain diesel industry equipment systems to industry standards.
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply employability skills and knowledge to seek and acquire employment.
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
Work safely in the diesel industry.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
Utilize appropriate equipment, tooling, and literature to collect, analyze, and interpret data for diesel equipment systems diagnostics and repair.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Work ethically and professionally within the diesel industry.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Self-Reflection
Be prepared to transfer to a college or university for upper level studies in a direct or associated field of study.
  • Self-Reflection

AAS - Electric Power Generation Service Technology AAS

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Understand safety concerns associated with EPG and demonstrate how to protect yourself and others around you.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Develop and apply skills to trouble-shoot, repair, and service power generation systems.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Utilize appropriate equipment, tooling, and literature to collect, analyze, and interpret data for electric power systems.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate the academic, social, and professional skills expected in the power generation industry.
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Self-Reflection
Be prepared to use the technical skills and knowledge to pursue entry-level employment in the EPG industry
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Self-Reflection
Work with integrity and professionalism within the EPG shop lab.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Self-Reflection

ACERT2 - Diesel Service Technology Two-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply skills and knowledge to repair and maintain diesel industry equipment systems to industry standards.
  • Professional Competence
Apply employability skills and knowledge to seek and acquire employment.
  • Professional Competence
Work safely in the diesel industry.
  • Professional Competence
Utilize appropriate equipment, tooling, and literature to collect, analyze, and interpret data for diesel equipment systems diagnostics and repair.
  • Professional Competence
Work ethically and professionally within the diesel industry.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility

ACERT - Diesel Service Technology Less Than One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply skills and knowledge to repair and maintain diesel industry equipment systems to industry standards.
  • Professional Competence
Apply employability skills and knowledge to seek and acquire employment.
  • Professional Competence
Work safely in the diesel industry.
  • Professional Competence
Utilize appropriate equipment, tooling, and literature to collect, analyze, and interpret data for diesel equipment systems diagnostics and repair.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

ACERTP - Electric Power Generation Service Technology Less Than One-Year Career Pathway Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply appropriate safety practices and procedures in the electric power generation work environment.
  • Professional Competence
Have the ability to read and interpret power generation equipment manuals and service literature.
  • Communication
Correctly use of electric power generation service tools and testing equipment.
  • Professional Competence
Follow proper use of test equipment to determine correct operation of the power generation systems.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Follow electric power generation manufacturer specifications and plan a proper power generation unit installation.
  • Professional Competence
Diagnose electronic control systems and repair faults in electronic controls used in power generation systems.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Add portable electric power generators to existing power systems.
  • Professional Competence
Use appropriate skills to service and maintain gaseous-fueled engines to manufacturers recommended specifications.
  • Professional Competence
Service and maintain diesel-fueled engines to manufacturers recommendedspecifications.
  • Professional Competence