Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Locomotive Mechanical Systems LM31

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Railroad Technology

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Locomotive Mechanical Systems certificate is designed to prepare students to work as mechanical technicians in the rail industry with specific knowledge and skills for diesel/electric locomotives. Upon completion of this technical certificate of credit students will be trained for entry-level positions in the rail industry as locomotive mechanical technicians.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

18

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Employment Condition

Federal regulations require Railroad employees to be at least 19 years of age.

Program Courses

Credits

IDFC 1007 - Industrial Safety Procedures

2

ELCR 2140 - Mechanical Devices

2

ELCR 2150 - Fluid Power

2

WELD 1030 - Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology

3

RRTC 1010 - Introduction to the Railroad industry

4

RRTC 1040 - Locomotive Mechanical Systems

3

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

16