California Council on Diesel Education and Technology

Class Schedule

COVID-19 Notification:

The COVID-19 restrictions and protocols may differ among California Community Colleges. This might be due to differing regional guidelines in different parts of the state or decisions by the individual colleges. This means that some colleges might offer in-person CCDET classes, while others offer courses online via Zoom. Please note the policy of the particular college when signing up for classes.

Thanks.


Course Descriptions:

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.

2022 Class Dates by Region

Northern California

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

All CCDET classes at American River College will be held  online via Zoom from January through March of 2022, unless otherwise indicated.

CCDET I

7:30am – 4:30pm

  • January 29, 2022 (Sat)
  • February 12, 2022 (Sat)
  • March 5, 2022 (Sat)
  • April 2, 2022 (Sat) – Cancelled
  • May 21, 2022 (Sat) – Cancelled
  • June 4, 2022 (Sat) – Cancelled
  • July 16, 2022 (Sat)
  • August 6, 2022

CCDET II

7:30am – 4:30pm

  • TBD

CCDET III

7:30am – 4:30pm

  • TBD

San Franciso Bay Area

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

Please note that all CCDET classes at College of Alameda in 2022 are online via Zoom unless otherwise indicated.

CCDET I

Course Dates

  • Friday February 4, 2022
  • Friday April 8, 2022
  • Saturday Jun 25, 2022
  • August 13 ,2022
  • October 8,2022
  • December 3,2022

CCDET II

Course Dates

  • Saturday February 5, 2022

CCDET III

Course Dates

  • Saturday February 19, 2022
Central California
Central California

Please note that all CCDET classes at Delta College in 2022 are in-person unless otherwise indicated.

CCDET I

Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • January 28, 2022
  • April 8, 2022
  • April 29, 2022
  • August 26, 2022
  • October 28, 2022
  • December 9, 2022

CCDET II

Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • March 25, 2022
  • September 23, 2022

 

 

 

CCDET I + III Combo

  •  February 11, 2022
  • September 16, 2022

 

 

Southern California

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

All CCDET classes at Los Angeles Trade Tech College in 2022 are held remotely online unless otherwise indicated.


The following session(s) are in-person on the LATTC campus (all other sessions are hosted remotely via Zoom):

  • September 23, 2022

Important!: Live Online  Classes have special technology requirements. Please only register for a live online class if you:

  • Have access to a smoke meter at your location to perform the hands-on lab
  • Meet the other technology requirements outlined in this linked document.

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

Course Dates

  • April 15, 2022 (Fri)
  • August 11, 2022 (Thur)
  • December 9, 2022 (Fri)

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

Course Dates

  • February 25, 2022 (Fri)
  • March 18, 2022 (Fri)
  • May 13, 2022 (Fri)
  • June 23, 2022 (Thur)
  • July 14, 2022 (Thur)
  • Sept 23, 2023 (Fri) – In-person
  • October 13, 2022 (Fri)
  • November 18, 2022 (Fri)

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

Course Dates

  • In 2022, LATTC only offers CCDET III via the CCDET I + III Same Day course. Please register for the April 15, August 11, or December 9 2022 offering of CCDET I + III if you need Cargo Handling certification.

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

Course Dates

  • Not offered in 2022

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

Please note that during the COVID-19 crisis, all CCDET classes are held remotely online unless otherwise indicated.

CCDET I (HDVIP / PSIP)

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • TDB

CCDET II (D.E.A.M.)

8:00 am to 5:00 PM

  • TBD

CCDET III (CHE)

12:00 pm to 4:00 PM

  • TBD

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

Santa Ana College offers some in-person CCDET classes and some live online classes via Zoom. Be sure to note which type of instructon you are selecting.

Important!: Live Online  Classes have special technology requirements. Please only register for a live online class if you:

  • Have access to a smoke meter at your location to perform the hands-on lab
  • Meet the other technology requirements outlined in this linked document.

CCDET I

In-Person

  • 1/28/2022

  • 2/25/2022

  • 3/25/2022

  • 4/29/2022

  • 5/27/2022

  • 6/24/2022

Online via Zoom

  • 2/4/2022

  • 3/4/2022

  • 4/15/2022

  • 5/6/2022

  • 6/3/2022

CCDET II

 

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Website Admin: Boldinke@lattc.edu (Ken Bolding)

This page last reviewed May 16, 2022 @ 3:59 pm.