California Council on Diesel Education and Technology

Class Schedule

Instructions: The California Council on Diesel Education and Technology provides one-day training courses through selected Community Colleges. Find a college and class date that fit your schedule, and then click the Register Button. Registration procedures differ slightly by college. Follow the instructions on the form or page that displays after clicking Register.

Course Descriptions

Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection Program (HDVIP)

Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP)

Length: 1 Day (8 hours)

Price: $175

Course Content:

  • Hands-on SAE J1667 Snap Acceleration Smoke Test Procedures for Heavy-Duty Diesel Powered Vehicle
  • Basic smoke emissions troubleshooting and repair
  • California s heavy-duty vehicle inspection programs

Diesel Exhaust After-Treatment and Maintenance

Length: 1 Day (8 hours)

Price: $175

Course Content:

  • Wall-flow diesel particulate filters (DPF) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems
  • Why diesel particulate filters are necessary
  • How regeneration strategies such as passive and active systems operate
  • How filters might fail and preventative maintenance practices to avoid break downs
  • Overview of SCR systems used on heavy-duty diesel engines
  • Hands-on shop exercises to reinforce maintenance procedures

All

To ensure quality testing per the specifications of the SAE J1667, the CARB strongly recommends opacity testing staff attend one of the CCDET college classes and obtain certification.

Diesel Repair Facilites

For a diesel repair facility that performs smoke testing, CCDET participation assures clients that your technician will correctly administer the snap-acceleration test. This can help prevent their vehicles from receiving citations.

Fleet Owner

CCDET training assures you that your Maintenance Technicians correctly administer the snap-acceleration test, which may help avoid costly penalties. You may also profit from increased fuel savings, and get the maximum use from your vehicles due to proper maintenance.

Northern California

American River College  |  Mather Center, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655

CCDET I

  • September 9, 2017
  • November 4, 2017

CCDET II

  • October 14, 2017
  • December 9, 2017

San Franciso Bay Area

College of Alameda  |  Diesel Technology Bldg., 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway, Alemeda, CA 94501 

CCDET I

  • October 6, 2017
  • December 1, 2017

CCDET II

  • October 7, 2017
  • December 2, 2017

Central California

San Joaquin Delta College  |  Diesel Technology Building, Shima Center,  5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95207

CCDET I

Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • September 22, 2017
  • October 20, 2017
  • December 8, 2017
  • January 26, 2018
  • February 9, 2018
  • March 9, 2018
  • April 6, 2018
  • May 18, 2018

CCDET II

Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • September 15, 2017
  • October 13, 2017
  • February 2, 2018
  • March 2, 2018

Southern California

Los Angeles Trade-Tech College  |  400 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015 

CCDET I

Thursday

  • September 14, 2017
  • October 19, 2017
  • November 16, 2017
  • December 14, 2017

CCDET II

Friday

  • September 15, 2017
  • October 20, 2017
  • November 17, 2017
  • December 15, 2017

Palomar College  |  1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069 

CCDET I

Tuesday

  • September 5, 2017
  • Oct. 10, 2017 (cancelled)
  • November 7, 2017
  • December 5, 2017

CCDET II

Thursday

  • September 7, 2017
  • Oct. 12, 2017 (cancelled)
  • November 9, 2017
  • December 7, 2017

Santa Ana College  |  1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

CCDET I

Friday

  • September 8, 2017 (Cancelled)
  • October 6, 2017
  • November 3, 2017
  • December 1, 2017

CCDET II

Friday

  • October 13, 2017

This page last reviewed Oct 19, 2017 @ 9:22 am.