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Maryland CTE Program of Study

Medium-Heavy Truck Technician (NATEF)

The Medium/Heavy Truck Technician program combines technical, academic and workplace skills in an integrated curriculum in accordance with all National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) guidance and directives. The program consists of the four required areas of study including; Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, and Preventive Maintenance. NATEF end-of-course exams will be available starting Spring 2010.

CTE Course Sequence

Medium/Heavy Truck 1: Suspension & Steering, Brakes, and Preventative Maintenance

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the NATEF/ASE Medium/Heavy Truck Technician Exams for Suspension & Steering, Brakes, and Preventive Maintenace and immediately enter a career in this area and/or attend postsecondary education and/or training.

Medium/Heavy Truck 2: Diesel Engines and Electrical/Electronic Systems

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the NATEF/ASE Medium/Heavy Truck Technician Exams for Diesel Engines and Electrical/Electronic Systems and immediately enter a career in this area and/or attend post-secondary education and/or training.

Additional Program Advantages

Program Recognition

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

NATEF

Student Organization

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA

Technical Skill Assessment

Diesel Engines
Electrical/Electronic Systems
Brakes
Steering & Suspension

ASE- Diesel