University of Guelph 1999-2000 Diploma Program Calendar

XI--Certificate Programs

Diesel Equipment Technician

OCAS Program Code K104 - Two Semesters (30 Weeks, beginning in September)

Designed to provide technical knowledge and practical skills training for a variety of positions in the motive power industry and the greater rural community. This demanding program provides students with enhanced technological troubleshooting skills required by employers today.

The sophistication of the industry and its equipment continue to create a demand for skilled, well trained individuals, wishing to pursue careers, not only in service, but also in parts, sales, management and related positions.

This program places special emphasis on development of the knowledge, skills and self confidence needed to work effectively, confidently and independently in solving the challenging situations arising from the use of today's motive power equipment.


The Diesel Equipment Technician program includes all material found in the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training, Apprenticeship Branch in-school curriculum for apprenticeship in Farm Equipment, Heavy Equipment, and Forklift mechanic trades. The first level (Common Core) of the Automotive and Truck/Coach apprenticeship is also covered. Upon successful completion of this program you may register, through your employer, as an apprentice in any one of these trades and receive the appropriate credits for training completed.

Semester One/15wks.

CPE*1219 Introduction to Computers
CPE*1217 Parts Department Operations
CPE*1218 Retail Business Practices
CPE*1316 Welding I
CPE*1409 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I
CPE*1311 Power Trains
CPE*1215 Applied Work Practices
CPE*1401 Internal Combustion Engines
CPE*1304 Fuel Systems I
CPE*1406 Electrical/Electronics I

Semester Two/15wks.

CPE*2217 Computer Applications
CPE*2213 Equipment Selling
CPE*2214 Service Management
CPE*2303 HD Diesel Fuel Systems
CPE*2307 Hydraulics/Pneumatics II
CPE*2216 Applied Work Practices II
CPE*2310 HD Power Trains
CPE*2301 HD Diesel Engines
CPE*2405 Electrical/Electronics II
CPE*2315 Welding II for Mechanics

1999-2000 Diploma Program Calendar
XI--Certificate Programs
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