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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Heavy Equipment Repair Tech

Associate in Applied Science

 

Curriculum Code: 1055  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

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 repair of several systems used in heavy equipment including diesel engines, fuel systems, powertrain, electronics, and hydraulics. The technician must be able to diagnose problems, plan repairs including required labor and parts, and then complete the repair. Repairs must be completed with consideration to safety, MIOSHA, and environmental guidelines. A repair technician must be able to work with a minimum of supervision as repairs may be made off site. Attention to detail and a sense of responsibility are required.

 

PREREQUISITES
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.

 

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:  48 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

AUTO 100

Auto Service I

3

AUTO 160

Auto Heat & Air Conditioning

3

HEOT 100

Equipment Introduction

5

HERT 100

Heavy Equipment 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

WRIT 124

Technical Writing

3

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  16-20 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

13-16 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area

3

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area

3-4

 

Mathematics Core Area

3-4

 

Science Core Area

4-5

 

Writing Core Area (See Note 2)

0

 

CHOICE 2:

3-4 Credits

HERT 210

Heavy Equip Internship

3

MGMT 150

Managing Customer Relations

3

WELD 101

Advanced ARC Welding

4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

64

 

NOTES:

 

1.

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

2.

Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for this Core area.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

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.

 

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IV

AUTO 100

HERT 100

HERT 102

HERT 103

HEOT 100

HERT 101

HERT 104

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WRIT 124

WELD 100

HERT 105

 

 

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