Associate in Occupational Science Trades Leadership with Specialization in Heavy Vehicle Technology
Do You Want to Be a Leader in the Diesel Repair Industry?
Knowing how to work on the systems and equipment that keep our world moving can be exciting, but behind every service team is a manager who understands the business from the ground up. That person could be you with ATI’s Heavy Vehicle Technology with Service Management degree program, which turns the focus to not only understanding heavy vehicles and diesel engines, but also the successful management that can keep a business running as efficiently as the equipment it works on.
The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Heavy Vehicle Technology offers training in the practical aspects of diesel engine maintenance and major heavy vehicle subsystems. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern test equipment and specialized tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on logical diagnostic methods and repair procedures. This program provides graduates with a foundation that prepares them for an entry-level position as a heavy vehicle repair technician.
The Trades Leadership course work provides students with a strong foundation in customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as critical thinking skills.
|Course Number||Course Requirements||Clock Hours||Credit Hours|
|ORN120||Fundamentals of Technology||100||4|
|HVT122||Heavy Vehicle Electrical and Electronics I||100||4|
|HVT125||Diesel Fuel Systems||100||4|
|HVT134||Four Stroke Diesel Engines||100||4|
|HVT139||Steering and Alignment||100||4|
|HVT223||Environmental Control Systems||100||4|
|HVT244||Heavy Vehicle Electrical and Electronics II||100||4|
|HVT266||Advanced Heavy Vehicle Systems||100||4|
|Trades Leadership Courses (12 credits required)|
|CIS124||Applied Computer Applications||100||4|
|ENG270||Technical Writing and Applied Communications||100||4|
|HUM250||Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills||100||4|
|PSY276||Occupational Health, Psychology, and Safety||100||4|
- Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
- Program length is approximately 18 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
- At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational Science in Trades Leadership with Specialization in Heavy Vehicle Technology.
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Student Consumer InformationAnnual Report Stats from 2019 ACCSC Annual Report
|Program||Graduation Rate||Placement Rate|
|Associate in Occupational Science Trades Leadership with Specialization in Heavy Vehicle Technology||50%||100%|
Get a Head Start in Heavy Vehicle Technology with Certifications and Training
Get Ahead is a partnership program between Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and diesel schools including Advanced Technology Institute offering access to industry web based training free of charge.
Freightliner, Western Star, and Detroit Training features free web-based training developed for industry dealer and distributor technicians.
The courses comprise the core requirements of a Systems certification, which is necessary to perform warranty work.
Freightliner & Western Star available curriculum is comprised of the following certifications:
- Heavy Duty Truck Systems
- Electrical Troubleshooting
- Electronic Systems
- Western Star
Detroit Diesel available curriculum is comprised of the following certifications:
- DD Heavy Duty
- DD Medium Duty
Program Available at: Main Campus.