Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Diesel Mechanics  ( Skill Development )

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a comprehensive understanding of diesel engine components and systems.
  2. To equip students with the knowledge and skills required for diesel engine maintenance and repair.
  3. To familiarize learners with hydraulic brake systems, power trains, and fuel delivery systems in diesel vehicles.
  4. To prepare students for self-employment opportunities as diesel mechanics or technicians.
  5. To instill a strong foundation in diesel engine technology and troubleshooting.

Course Overview:

Semester 1: Diesel Engines (3 Months)

  • Introduction to Diesel Engines
  • Diesel Engine Components and Systems
  • Engine Lubrication Systems
  • Engine Cooling Systems
  • Diesel Engine Fuel Systems
  • Engine Electrical Systems
  • Engine Maintenance and Inspection
  • Hands-on Engine Repair Lab

Semester 2: Hydraulic Brake Systems (3 Months)

  • Principles of Hydraulic Systems
  • Hydraulic Brake Components
  • Brake Fluid and Hydraulic Lines
  • Brake Master Cylinder and Brake Booster
  • Drum Brake Systems
  • Disc Brake Systems
  • Brake System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Hydraulic Brake Lab Practicum

Semester 3: Power Trains (3 Months)

  • Manual Transmission Components
  • Drive Shaft Components
  • Clutch Operation and Maintenance
  • Manual Transmission Repair
  • Drive Shaft Inspection and Repair
  • Power Train Troubleshooting
  • Power Train Lab Practicum

Semester 4: Fuel Systems (3 Months)

  • Diesel Fuel Types and Properties
  • Fuel Injection Systems
  • Common Rail Fuel Systems
  • Fuel Filters and Pumps
  • Fuel Injection System Diagnosis
  • Fuel System Repair and Maintenance
  • Fuel System Lab Practicum

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Interactive lectures and discussions.
  • Hands-on practical training in well-equipped diesel engine and brake system labs.
  • Real-life case studies and problem-solving.
  • Diagnostic exercises on diesel engines, brake systems, and power trains.
  • Group projects and presentations on diesel mechanics topics.
  • Field visits to automotive workshops and service centers.
  • Guest lectures by industry experts.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This 1-year Diesel Mechanics course provides students with essential skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in the field of diesel engine maintenance and repair. Graduates of this program can find employment as diesel mechanics in automotive repair shops, transportation companies, and construction firms. Additionally, they can start their own diesel engine repair businesses, serving the needs of the community. The hands-on training and practical experience gained during the course empower students to confidently diagnose and repair diesel engines, hydraulic brake systems, power trains, and fuel delivery systems.

Note: The course contents can be modified based on specific learner requirements or location preferences. Additional topics or modules can be added to cover advanced concepts or specialized areas in diesel mechanics.

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