California Council on Diesel Education and Technology

Class Schedule

COVID-19 Notification:

Many of the community colleges offering CCDET Classes are not currently offering in-person classes due the meeting restrictions put in place to combat COVID-19. Check with your CCDET college for specifics on cancelled or rescheduled classes. We will update the schedule on this page as we receive information from the colleges.

We are aware that some students, in cancelled classes, have certifications that expire this month. CCDET has contacted CARB for guidance, and we will post a notice on this page when we know how to proceed.

Check with your CCDET College for specifics on refunds, rescheduling, etc.

Thanks.

 


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

CCDET I: HDVIP / PSIP & SAE J1667 - Smoke Testing (On-road Vehicles)

Heavy Duty Vehicle Inspection Program / Periodic Smoke Inspection Program &
SAE J1667 Snap Acceleration Procedure

You need CCDET I if you perform:

  • Periodic smoke inspections
  • SAE J1667 Snap Idle Test

A one-day course for smoke-testers, and fleet managers or owners covering basic smoke emissions troubleshooting and repair, current emissions regulations, hands-on training on the correct administration of the SAE J1667 Snap Acceleration Smoke Test Procedures for Heavy-Duty Diesel-Powered Vehicles, and the importance of service and maintenance.

CCDET III: Smoke-testing Cargo Handling Equipment

You need CCDET III if you perform:

  • Periodic smoke inspections on Cargo Handling Equipment at ports or intermodal rail yards

This 4-hour course covers implementing opacity testing for Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE). It includes smoke test regulations, requirements, and standards as they apply to CHE, SAE J1667 Snap-Acceleration Test procedures with specific variations for CHE. The course includes both classroom and hands-on components.

You need this course if:

  • You want to be certified in both on-road vehicles & Cargo Handling Equipment
  • You'd like to pay a discounted rate of $250 ($50 savings: CCDET I $175 + CCDET III $125 = $300)

Some CCET Colleges offer the CCDET I & III courses on the same day. Participants pay a discounted price over the individual pricing, and will be able to test and receive certification for smoke-testing both on-road vehicles and cargo handling equipment. This is ideal for smoke-testers for-hire who might be called upon to work on a variety of equipment for clients.

The class includes hands-on instruction in performing the SAE J1667 Snap Acceleration Smoke Test Procedure and instruction on the applicable on-road vehicle and cargo handing equipment regulations.

Diesel Exhaust After-treatment & Maintenance (D.E.A.M)

You need this class if you work on:

  • Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) or
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

CCDET II is a one-day course that discusses current diesel exhaust after-treatment technology including diesel particulate filters (DPF) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems as well as hands-on shop exercises designed to reinforce service and preventative maintenance procedures.

Northern California

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

CCDET I

7:30am – 4:30pm

  • Jan 25, 2020 (Sat)
  • Feb 8, 2020 (Sat)
  • March 28, 2020 (Sat) – Cancelled
  • April 4, 2020– Cancelled
  • May 16, 2020 (Sat)

CCDET II

7:30am – 4:30pm

  • April 18, 2020 (Sat) – Cancelled
CCDET III

8:30am – 12:30pm

  • March 21, 2020 (Sat) – Postponed
    New date TBD

San Franciso Bay Area

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

CCDET I

  • Feb 14, 2020
  • April 3, 2020
  • June 12, 2020
CCDET II

  • June 13, 2020
CCDET III

  • Feb 15, 2020

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

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • Feb 7, 2020
  • March 6, 2020
  • May 8, 2020
  • August 28, 2020
  • September 25, 2020
  • October 23, 2020
  • December 11, 2020

CCDET II

Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • January 31, 2020
  • February 28, 2020
  • September 18, 2020
  • October 16, 2020
CCDET III

Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • February 7, 2020

Southern California

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

CCDET I + III Same Day
Smoke-testing
(On-road vehicles & CHE)
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET I + III Same Day:

Course Dates

  • Feb 21, 2020 (Fri)
  • May 29, 2020 (Fri)
  • July 16, 2020 (Thur)
  • September 18, 2020 (Fri)
  • November 20, 2020 (Fri)

CCDET I: HDVIP / PSIP
Smoke-testing
(On-road vehicles)
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET I: HDVIP/PSIP

Course Dates

  • Jan 31, 2020 (Fri)
  • March 20, 2020 (Fri) – Canclled
  • April 23, 2020 (Thur)
  • June 25, 2020 (Thur)
  • August 12, 2020 (Wed)
  • Oct 8, 2020 (Thur)
  • December 3, 2020 (Thur)

CCDET III: CHE
Smoke-testing CHE
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET III: Opacity Testing for Cargo Handling Equipment

Course Dates

  • April 3, 2020 (Fri) – Cancelled
  • ⇐May 29 See I + III combo
  • June 24, 2020 (Wed)
  • ⇐July 12, 2020  See I + III combo
  • August 6, 2020 (Thur)
  • ⇐Sept 18, 2020  See I + III combo
  • October 16, 2020 (Fri)
  • ⇐Nov 20, 2020  See I + III combo
  • December 11, 2020 (Fri)

CCDET II: DEAM
Exhaust After-treatment
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET II: DEAM

Course Dates

  • Feb 28, 2020 (Fri)
  • April 24, 2020 (Fri)
  • June 30, 2020 (Tue)
  • August 13, 2020 (Thur)
  • October 9, 2020 (Fri)
  • December 4, 2020 (Fri)

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

CCDET I (HDVIP / PSIP)

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • February 21, 2020 (Fri.)
  • March 9, 2020 (Mon.)
  • April 13, 2020 (Mon.)
  • May 11, 2020 (Mon.)

CCDET II (D.E.A.M.)

8:00 am to 5:00 PM

  • February 26, 2020 (Wed.)
  • March 11, 2020 (Wed.)
  • April 15, 2020 (Wed.)
  • May 13, 2020 (Wed.)
CCDET III (CHE)

12:00 pm to 4:00 PM

  • February 19, 2020 (Wed.)
  • February 24, 2020 (Mon.)

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

CCDET I

Friday

  • January 31, 2020
  • March 6, 2020
  • April 3, 2020
  • May 1, 2020
  • June 5, 2020
  • June 26, 2020
    CCDET II

    Friday

    • October 12, 2018

    CCDET enrollment or content questions: See contact for college near you.
    Website Admin: Boldinke@lattc.edu (Ken Bolding)

    This page last reviewed Mar 19, 2020 @ 9:48 am.