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Palmer Main Campus

Location

Palmer Main Campus
1740 N. Terrilou Ct, Palmer, AK
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Date

Sep 29 2020 - Nov 20 2020

Cost

$8,800.00

Heavy Duty Mechanic Level 1 (Service Oiler)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Students will receive training to fulfill the primary duties of an entry level heavy duty mechanic which includes checking fluid levels and performing preventive maintenance for equipment on the job site. Students will learn the proper procedures on how to document, identify, adjust and is some cases repair malfunctioning equipment in a safe, compliant and effective manner. Instruction will include safety, air systems/brakes, tires, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, handling hazardous materials, DOT inspection requirements, and basic welding. Over 50% of this program is spent on practical application. Students will be issued a tool kit to keep upon successful completion.

CURRICULUM

  • SMAW Basic Welding
  • Introduction to Servicing Heavy Trucks
  • Tools and Fasteners
  • Maintenance Programs
  • Batteries
  • Charging Systems
  • Cranking Systems
  • Chassis Electrical Circuits
  • Diagnosis and Repair of Electrical Circuits
  • Hydraulics
  • Clutches
  • Standard Transmissions
  • Standard Transmission Servicing
  • Driveshaft Assemblies
  • Heavy Duty Truck Axles
  • Heavy Duty Truck Axle Service and Repair
  • Steering and Alignment
  • Suspension Systems
  • Wheels and Tires
  • Air Brake Servicing
  • Vehicle Chassis Frame
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • OSHA Forklift Safety

CERTIFICATIONS OR CERTIFICATES

Graduates who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to earn the following certifications or certificates.

  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • OSHA Forklift Safety
  • NIT Certificate of Completion

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

  • 320 Hours (Homework Required)

FORMAT OF PROGRAM

  • 8 Weeks (4 days per week, 10 hours each day)
  • Conducted at the Main Campus in Palmer, Alaska

PREREQUISITES FOR ENROLLMENT

  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • DOT Equivalent Drug Test (If accepted, test can be done no more than 10 days before class begins)
  • Pre-Participation Physical
  • Social Security Card
  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License or State Issued Photo ID Card
  • Recommended Work Gear
  • Leather Steel Toed Boots meeting ANSI Standard 2413

COURSE COST:

$8,800

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure funding or provide payment for tuition and any training related costs. Additional costs not included in this price are, but not limited to: drug test and physicals, AWS certification fees, transportation, room and board, child care, etc.

REGISTER FOR COURSE

Registration $8800

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