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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Diesel Technology (4127)

Formerly Diesel Technology (4027)
Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 

September 2014 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: demonstrate understanding of fire safety; demonstrate understanding of personal, environmental, and equipment safety; Perform precision measuring; exhibit familiarity with basic fabrication techniques; identify and select lines and fittings (SAE flare, pipe, hoses, tubing, etc.); identify, select, and use hand tools and basic shop equipment; identify and select proper fasteners; display knowledge of diesel engine terminology; display knowledge of diesel engine operation; display understanding of exhaust and induction systems; identify components and functions of cooling systems; identify components and functions of lubricating systems; identify components and functions of fuel systems; display knowledge of diesel engine assembly; identify and repair cab components; identify, maintain, and repair tires, rims, wheels; identify and repair chassis components; identify, maintain, and repair power steering systems; identify, maintain, and repair steering axle components; identify, maintain, and repair suspension types (front, rear); maintain proper vehicle alignment; identify, inspect, and repair hydraulic foundation brake system components and functions; identify, inspect, and repair air foundation brake system components and functions; identify, inspect, and repair air system components; apply understanding of basic electrical principles; service and inspect batteries; diagnose and repair starting systems; diagnose and repair lighting systems; diagnose and repair charging systems; perform troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on engine systems; perform troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on cab and hood; perform troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on frame and chassis; perform troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on clutch and drivetrain. Performance Component: Check and Adjust Rocker Level Clearance (15%); Cylinder Liner Installation (18%); Electrical Testing (31%); Perform Coolant System Inspection (11%); Wheel Bearing Adjustment and Brake Stroke Measurement (25%).

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess  individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Automotive Technology or Diesel Technology (11/13) (11/18 revalidation). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.

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