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Transit Technician 2

The Transit Technician 2 program prepares students for employment as transit technicians, train existing employees to become Florida Transit Maintenance Consortium (FTMC) certified transit technicians and to prepare existing technicians for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) series of Transit Bus tests.

Program Overview

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to the following: maintaining and repairing diesel engines, maintaining and repairing hydraulic systems, maintaining and repairing electrical systems, maintaining and repairing heavy duty bus drive train systems and components, maintaining and repairing brake and air systems.

Employment Opportunities

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Automotive Master Mechanics

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, except Engines

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

Recreational Vehicle Service Technician

What You'll Learn

  • Identify and apply electrical principles related to diesel technology.
  • Identify and apply electronic principles related to diesel technology.
  • Maintain and repair electrical systems.
  • Maintain and repair transit bus power train systems and components.
  • Demonstrate the qualifications for employment.
  • Demonstrate shop and occupational safety procedures.
  • Maintain and repair transit bus intermediate electrical systems and components.
  • Maintain and repair transit bus brake and air systems.

Program Requirements

Transit Technician 2 · T660200 · 620 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A DIM0820 Transit Hydraulics Technician 60 49-3031
B DIM0821 Transit Diesel Electrical and Diesel Engine Electronics Technician 120 49-3031
C DIM0822 Transit Drivetrain Technician 120 49-3031
D DIM0823 Transit Intermediate Electrical Systems Technician 120 49-3031
E DIM0824 Transit Brakes/Air System Technician 200 49-3031

Program Costs

$1,661.60 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.68 x 620 hours)
$396.47 Bookstore Costs
$90.00 Registration Fees ($45.00 per semester x 2)
$100.00 Facility Usage Fee ($50.00 per semester x 2)
$320.00 Lab Fee ($160.00 per academic semester x 2)
$190.00 Miscellaneous Fees ($110.00 1st semester/$80.00 2nd semester)
Total Costs $2,758.07