CURRICULUM GUIDE

Heavy Equipment Repair Tech
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 1041  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

A heavy equipment repair technician is responsible for the efficient, timely, and
proper repair on a variety of heavy duty construction and road equipment.  The
technician must be knowledgeable in the repair of several systems used in heavy
equipment. The technician must be able to diagnose problems, plan repairs
including required labor and parts, and then complete the repair with
consideration to safety, MIOSHA, and environmental factors.  A repair technician
must be able to work with a minimum of supervision and attention to detail.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Transportation Technologies Department located at the LCC Aviation
Center, 3428 W. Hangar Drive, Lansing, MI 48906, telephone number (517) 267-5880.

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 42 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AUTO 100    Auto Service I                                                   3
HEOT 100    Equipment Introduction                                           5
HERT 100    Heavy Engine Rebuild                                             6
HERT 101    Heavy Equipment Electronics                                      5
HERT 102    Equipment Hydraulics                                             6
HERT 103    Diesel Fuel System                                               4
HERT 104    Equipment Powertrain                                             5
HERT 105    Equipment Service Writing                                        4
WELD 100    Combination Welding                                              4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   42

1.    Students must obtain department approval from the Transportation
      Technologies Department prior to registering for HERT and HEOT courses.

This program is presented in a lockstep format. It is therefore essential that
prospective students consult with a Transportation Technologies Department
advisor to plan their course sequence so that they may complete their education
and training in a timely manner.

I                 II                III               IV
AUTO 100          HERT 100          HERT 102          HERT 103
HEOT 100          HERT 101          HERT 104
                  WELD 100          HERT 105