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Commercial Truck Technology


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Commercial Truck Technology

Program Highlights
Program is ASE Certified in Brakes | Diesel Engines | Drivetrains | Electrical and Electronic Systems | Heating and Air Conditioning | Preventive Maintenance Inspection | Suspension and Steering

Program Description
Commercial Truck Technicians repair and maintain diesel engines that power transportation equipment such as heavy trucks and buses. In addition to basic skills such as welding, using oxyfuel equipment and digital electronics, students learn to service, repair, and maintain vehicles using hand and power tools as well as modern computer diagnostics.

Program Fees
Commercial Truck Technology I
Tool Kits - $583.00
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost- $583.00 (waived for students enrolled in free/reduced lunch program as of September 30)

Commercial Truck Technology II
Tool Kits - $102.00
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost - $102.00 (waived for seniors during 2020-2021 school year only)

Teacher Information

John Tamas John J. Tamas
High School
Commercial Truck Technology Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22215
[email protected]

Program of Study

Junior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Elective: 1 Credit

Senior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Civics/Government: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Elective: .5 or 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor. 
 
Career Pathways
  • Diesel Technician
  • Industrial Truck Mechanic
  • Mechanic
  • Service Technician

With Additional Training:

  • Diesel Engine Specialist
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Marine Engine Mechanic
  • Master Diesel Technician
  • Oil Field Equipment Mechanic

Competency Profile
Click here to view the Competency Profile

Industry Certifications
ASE Certified logo

Student Organizations
Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA. These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship. All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships. Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

SkillsUSA logo and NTHS logo


Employment Resources
Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information

The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. © 2021. The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District. All Rights Reserved.