Truck and Bus Mechanic

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
FASTPORT
O*Net Code
49-3023.00
Rapids Code
0023
Req. Hours
40500
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

9 skill sets | 39 total skills | 40500 total hours
Front Axle Assemblies - 1500 req. hrs
Dismantle for repair
500 hrs
Repair or replace worn parts
500 hrs
Align front end for proper steering
500 hrs
Rear Axle and Differential - 4700 req. hrs
Use of proper types of lubrication
800 hrs
Dismantle and clean for repair
800 hrs
Check grease seals
800 hrs
Assemble differential and adjust
800 hrs
Brake Repairs - 6700 req. hrs
Remove wheels
500 hrs
Remove worn brake shoes
500 hrs
Reline shoes with new lining
500 hrs
Check system and adjust
500 hrs
Clutches - 7700 req. hrs
Remove Clutch Housing
500 hrs
Remove worn clutch, replace with new assembly
500 hrs
Engines - 19700 req. hrs
Remove from trunk when necessary
2000 hrs
Dismantle for repairs
2000 hrs
Check bearings for wear
2000 hrs
Fit pistons, rings, rods and bearings
2000 hrs
Reface valves and lock, grind and adjust
2000 hrs
Set timing and adjust engine after assembly
2000 hrs
Transmission Repairs - 23000 req. hrs
Remove and replace
1100 hrs
Clean and examine parts
1100 hrs
Install and adjust
1100 hrs
Fuel System - 24500 req. hrs
Install new parts and adjust carburetors
500 hrs
Repair or replace fuel pumps
500 hrs
Check, repair, install and adjust various components of diesel system
500 hrs
Electrical System - 26500 req. hrs
Repair and adjust distributors
500 hrs
Clean and adjust plugs
500 hrs
Maintain proper condition of storage battery
500 hrs
Repair electrical wiring system
500 hrs
Miscellaneous Repairs - 40500 req. hrs
Repair or replace springs, shock absorbers, and muffler and exhaust pipes
1400 hrs
Remove and replace universal joints, drive shafts
1400 hrs
Lubrication, grease, oil, PM checks
1400 hrs
Wheel balancing
1400 hrs
Electrical and gas weld
1400 hrs
Sheet metal and body
1400 hrs
Overhaul and rebuilding of tractors
1400 hrs
Tires
1400 hrs
Air systems
1400 hrs
Accessories Rebuilding (electrical and air)
1400 hrs

Technical Instruction

Safety
Identify and define hazardous materials.
# | 32 hrs
Apply federal, state and local regulations when storing and disposing of chemical materials and waste.
# | 32 hrs
Suspension and Steering
Steering Systems Diagnosis and Repair.
# | 64 hrs
Suspension Systems Diagnosis and Repair.
# | 64 hrs
Wheel Alignment Diagnosis Adjustment and Repair.
# | 64 hrs
Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Repair.
# | 64 hrs
Brakes
Hydraulic System Diagnosis and Repair.
# | 88 hrs
Power assists unit’s diagnosis and repair.
# | 88 hrs
Miscellaneous (Wheel bearings, parking brakes, electrical, etc.) diagnosis and repair.
# | 88 hrs
Electrical/Electronic Systems
General/Electrical System Diagnosis.
# | 90 hrs
Starting systems diagnosis and repair.
# | 90 hrs
Charging systems diagnosis and repair.
# | 90 hrs
Lighting systems diagnosis and repair.
# | 90 hrs
ASE Electrical Certification instruction.
# | 90 hrs
Engine Performance
Intro to General Engine Diagnosis and repair.
# | 96 hrs
Intro to Computerized Engine Controls Diagnosis and repair.
# | 96 hrs
Intro to Ignition System Diagnosis and repair.
# | 96 hrs
Intro to Fuel, Air induction and Exhaust systems diagnosis and repair.
# | 96 hrs
Intro to Emissions Control Systems Diagnosis and Repair.
# | 96 hrs
ASE Engine Performance Certification instruction.
# | 96 hrs
Tire
Basic maintenance, removal and installation of HPLM monitor tires.
# | 16 hrs
Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning
Identification of heating and cooling components and system requirements and procedures.
# | 94 hrs
Basic Heating and cooling diagnostics, trouble shooting and repair.
# | 94 hrs
Identification of Air Conditioning components and system requirements and procedures.
# | 94 hrs
Basic Air Conditioning diagnostics/trouble shooting and repair.
# | 94 hrs
Identification and proper handling of refrigerant gasses.
# | 94 hrs
Recovery/recycle of refrigerant.
# | 94 hrs
Introduction to Air Conditioning refrigerant retrofits.
# | 94 hrs
IMACA Certification.
# | 94 hrs
ASE Heating & Air Conditioning Certification instruction.
# | 94 hrs