Heavy Vehicle Technology with Service Management

Do You Want to Be a Leader in the Diesel Repair Industry?

Knowing how to work on the systems and equipment that keep our world moving can be exciting, but behind every service team is a manager who understands the business from the ground up. That person could be you with ATI’s Heavy Vehicle Technology with Service Management degree program, which turns the focus to not only understanding heavy vehicles and diesel engines, but also the successful management that can keep a business running as efficiently as the equipment it works on.

Program Description

Program Description

The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Heavy Vehicle Technology offers training in the practical aspects of diesel engine maintenance and major heavy vehicle subsystems. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern test equipment and specialized tools, gaining hands-on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on logical diagnostic methods and repair procedures. This program provides graduates with a foundation that prepares them for an entry-level position as a heavy vehicle repair technician.

The Service Management coursework provides students with a strong foundation in business management, customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as understanding business financial reports. Students with Service Management Skills may have the ability to advance more rapidly in the workforce or choose to start and manage their own business.

Curriculum

Curriculum
Course Number Course RequirementsClock HoursCredit Hours
ORN120Fundamentals of Technology1004
HVT131Preventative Maintenance Inspections1004
HVT122Vehicle Electrical Systems1004
HVT123Environmental Comfort Systems1004
HVT134Four Cycle Diesel Engines1004
HVT125Diesel Fuel Systems1004
HVT126Advanced Diesel Fuel Systems1004
HVT227Drivelines1004
HVT228Brakes & Suspension1004
HVT229Steering & Alignment1004
HVT230Hydraulic Systems1004
COM220Principles of Speech502
ENG260Technical Writing502
PSY121Occupational Health and Safety502
PSY217Industrial Psychology502
SM210Service Management I502
SM220Service Management II502
SM230Service Management III502
SM240Service Management IV502
TOTAL150060
  • Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
  • Program length is approximately 75 weeks – all schedules.
  • At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree in Heavy Vehicle Technology with Service Management.

Possible Career Track

Possible Career Track
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Program Available at: Main Campus, and Virginia Beach Campus.