The Diesel Systems Technician I Career Certificate (C.C.) program is designed to provide the training needed to gain entry level employment as a truck technician. The program is a total of 1,050 contact hours which can be completed in 12 months. Coursework includes classroom theory and hands-on lab exercises using the latest technology to locate, diagnose and repair problems with electrical, mechanical and computerized systems. These courses are embedded into the Diesel Systems (5826) (C.C.), a 1,800 contact hour career certificate program. They offer an exit point for students who want to get the skills they need to quickly start a career as a Diesel Truck Technician. These courses can be completed in three consecutive semesters over a 12-month period.