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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.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours31
DESLS110Diesel Engines6
DESLS121Basic Electrical Systems3
DESLS130Refrigeration and Air Conditioning2
DESLS161Applied Marine Hydraulics1
DESLS180AC Power Generation3
DESLS225Advanced Hydraulics3
DESLS261Marine Auxiliary Systems3
DESLS262Marine Auxiliary Systems Lab2
DESLS263Marine Transmissions3
MTRS129Basic Safety Training2
WELDS120Basic Welding3

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