Mine Mechanic Program
Most of today's mining is done with heavy equipment. Mines rely heavily on a well trained crew of mechanics to keep that equipment running. The UAS School of Career Education's Diesel Department offers a 1 year Mine Mechanic Occupational Endorsement and a 2 year Associates Degree in Heavy Duty Diesel with an emphasis in Mine Mechanics.
*FOR INDUSTRY* All Diesel classes can be condensed into short non-credit trainings to fit your upgrade training needs. Click on COURSE OFFERINGS for a complete list of classes offered at the UAS School of Career Education. Classes may be tailored to fit your needs.
Mine Mechanic Emphasis
This degree is a vocational training program for men and women interested in developing skills for maintenance and repair of diesel engines and auxiliary systems; for employment working on (but not limited to):
- Mining equipment
- Construction equipment
- Sawmill equipment
- Cold storage systems
- Earth moving equipment
- Rock crushers
- General heavy equipment
Program Assessment plans and student learning outcomes are posted on the Program Assessment website.
Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog
|DESL||S102||Lubrication, Preventative Maintenance & Inspection||2|
|DESL||S105||Diesel Fuel Systems||3|
|DESL||S121||Basic Electrical Systems||3|
|DESL||S130||Refrigeration and Air Conditioning||2|
|DESL||S180||AC Power Generation||3|
|DESL||S250||Heavy Duty Brakes & CDL Preparation||2|
|DESL||S255||Heavy Duty Suspension and Alignment||2|
|DESL||S260||Heavy Duty Power Trains||3|
|AUTO||S223||Light Vehicle Diesel Engines||3|
|WELD||S175||Welding Special Topics||3|