Medium and Heavy Truck Technology I - Inspection, Maintenance, and Minor Repair Proficiency Certificate

Description:

The Medium and Heavy Truck Technology Proficiency Certificate I - Inspection, Maintenance, and Minor Repair (IMMR) is designed to allow a student who wishes “quick entry” into the skilled labor market of medium and heavy truck and equipment repair. This stackable certificate links with the MHT Technology Proficiency Certificate 2: Truck Service Technology (TST), and/or can be used to support earning an A.A.S. degree in Medium and Heavy Truck Technology (MHTT).

MHTT Proficiency Certificate I aligns with the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation’s Medium and Heavy Truck Accreditation guidelines. The Medium and Heavy Truck Technology program is located at the Career and Advanced Technology Center (CATC).

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Medium Heavy Truck Technology Inspection, Maintenance, and Minor Repair (IMMR) Proficiency Certificate I, students will be able to:

  • Perform basic service, including fluids and inspections, lubrications, preventive maintenance services, and filter services, associated with medium and heavy equipment platforms, such as trucks, buses, tractor-trailer systems, and off-road equipment.
  • Perform basic service on electrical systems associated with medium and heavy equipment platforms, such as trucks, buses, tractor-trailer systems, and off-road equipment.
  • Repair and service various hydraulic power systems associated with medium and heavy equipment platforms, such as trucks, buses, tractor-trailer systems, and off-road equipment.
  • Repair and service various diesel and gasoline combustion engines and component platforms, such as trucks, buses, tractor-trailer systems, and off-road equipment.

Program Entry Requirements:

This certificate is open to interested students. New students are normally required to take the College’s placement test at their time of entry. Students who are identified as needing developmental course work must satisfactorily complete the appropriate English and mathematics courses as part of the certificate when applicable.

Program of Study and Graduation Requirements:

Successful completion of the program requires a "C" grade or better in each of the courses listed above.

Course Sequence:

Course Number and Name Prerequisites Credits
MHT 101 - Medium and Heavy Truck Maintenance Fundamentals / Intro to Medium and Heavy Truck Service Students must be at ENGL 098 reading level. 3 credits
MHT 112 - Medium and Heavy Truck Electricity MHT 101, which may be taken concurrently 3 credits
MHT 114 - Medium and Heavy Truck Steering and Suspension  MHT 112, which may be taken concurrently 4 credits
MHT 120 - Medium and Heavy Truck Brake Systems MHT 112, which may be taken concurrently 4 credits
MHT 125 - Medium and Heavy Truck Hydraulic Systems MHT 112, which may be taken concurrently 3 credits
MHT 180 - Medium and Heavy Truck Engine Service Must be FNMT 118 ready; MHT 101 and MHT 112, which may be taken concurrently 4 credits

Minimum Credits Needed to Graduate:

21

For More Information, Contact:

For More Information, Contact: The Division of Business and Technology, Room B2-22, 1700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, Telephone (215) 751-8414 or the College Information Center (267) 299-5874.