Light Diesel Technology

Career & Technical Certificate

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Kaskaskia College’s Basic Light Diesel Technology Certificate provides you with the technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul light-duty diesel vehicles under one-ton classification. The program includes instruction in electrical systems, diesel-electric drive, engine performance, engine repair, emission systems, and all types of diesel engines related to the light-duty diesel vehicle. A real-world atmosphere will prepare you to enter the workforce with the problem-solving skills you will need to succeed. Technicians will be trained primarily with automobile diesel engines.

Students are required to take specific Student ASE exam upon completion of related courses.

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Program Outcomes

Technical skills to diagnose and repair light duty diesel vehicles under 1-ton gross vehicle weight rating.

What You Can Do

  • Service Technician in dealerships 
  • Independent repair facilities
  • Sales Associate
  • Auto Parts Staff

Program Details

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Automotive Faculty

Charles DeBernardi

Charles DeBernardi

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology
Jesse Eagan

Jesse Eagan

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Contact Us

Charles DeBernardi

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Phone  |  618-545-3369

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

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