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Occupational Endorsement

Power Technology

Options include Automotive, Diesel/Heavy Duty, and Diesel/Marine with an option for Marine Engine Room Preparation, and Mine Mechanic. Each provides technical courses in the appropriate specialties. Students must earn a 2.0 GPA in the overall program. These occupational endorsements articulate with the AAS in Power Technology.

The Mine Mechanic Occupational Endorsement prepares the student to enter into the mining industry as an entry level diesel machinery mechanic. The program includes classroom and hands-on training on diesel engines and related mechanical systems including engines, transmissions, brakes, hydraulics, DC electrical, suspension, and air conditioning. Diesel powered pickups, welding, preventive maintenance and inspections are also included.

Mine Mechanic Occupational Endorsement program entry prerequisites are: completion of Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operations and the Hecla Greens Creek Mine Academy or Department approval. Minimum grade of C or better 2.00 is required in all (each) of the classes to obtain the Mine Mechanic O.E.

Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours23
AUTOS102Introduction to Automotive Technology3
AUTOS121Basic Electrical Systems3
AUTOS122Engine Performance I3
AUTOS131Electrical II3
AUTOS152Brake Systems4
AUTOS160Manual Drive Train and Axles3
AUTOS162Suspension and Alignment4

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