Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair Certificate Level 1

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Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair - Certificate Level 1

The Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair program provides skilled and knowledgeable entry-level employees to heavy equipment industries all over Texas. Employers actively seek HCC Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair graduates to work as engine or maintenance specialists and field technicians.


Semester 1
DEMR 1301 Shop Safety & Procedures 3
DEMR 1317 Basic Brake Systems 3
DEMR 1310 Diesel Engine Testing & Repair I 3
DEMR 2312 Diesel Engine Testing & Repair II 3
Semester 2
DEMR 1305 Basic Electrical Systems 3
DEMR 2332 Electronic Controls 3
DEMR 2439 Advanced Electrical Systems 4
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting & Repair 3
Semester 3
DEMR 1329 Preventative Maintenance 3
DEMR 1316 Basic Hydraulics 3
DEMR 1330 Steering & Suspension I 3
DEMR 1342 Power Train Applications I 3
DEMR 1381 Cooperative Education - Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician (Capstone) 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 40

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 44 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $7,860* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.