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

CCDET I: HDVIP / PSIP & SAE J1667

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)
  • May 16, 2020 (Sat)
CCDET II

7:30am – 4:30pm

  • April 18, 2020 (Sat)
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

  • Dec 13, 2019 (Fri)
  • Feb 14, 2020
  • April 3, 2020
  • June 12, 2020
CCDET II

  • Dec 14, 2019 (Sat)
  • 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: HDVIP / PSIP
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET I: HDVIP/PSIP

Course Dates

  • Jan 31, 2020 (Fri)
  • Feb 21, 2020 (Fri)
    CCDET I + III Combined class
  • March 20, 2020 (Fri)
CCDET II: DEAM
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET II: DEAM

Course Dates

  • Feb 28, 2020 (Fri)

CCDET III: CHE
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eventbrite - CCDET III: Opacity Testing for Cargo Handling Equipment

Course Dates

  • December 13, 2019 (Friday)
  • January 16, 2020 (Thursday)
  • January 17, 2020 (Friday)
  • January 23, 2020 (Thursday)
  • January 24, 2020 (Friday)
  • February 21, 2020 (Friday)

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.)
  • March 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

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

    This page last reviewed Feb 24, 2020 @ 3:05 pm.