Curriculum

Diesel Engine Diagnostic Training packages are constructed around VieTech’s proprietary Diesel Engine Technology Fundamentals (DETF) training curriculum.

The DETF curriculum is comprised of three course workbooks that are completed during the in-class portion of our training packages. Workbooks are specifically designed to be used for on-the-job reference upon training completion and include diagnostic procedures, crucial specifications and instructions for electronic tool and software operation.

Engine Controls & Electronic Tools

Learning Outcomes:

  • In-depth operation of Cummins electronic tools:

    • INSITE
    • QuickServe Online
    • Expert Diagnostic System
  • Functionality and theory of J1939 datalink

  • Understanding fault codes and ECM logic

  • Proper and efficient fault code troubleshooting tactics

Included in:

  • Starter Package

  • Advanced Package

  • Expert Package

High Pressure Common Rail Fuel Systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • Practical understanding of theory and operation of High Pressure Common Rail (HPCR) fuel systems

  • HPCR work practices

    • HPCR fuel system safety
    • Fuel system cleanliness
    • Effects of contamination
  • Troubleshooting HPCR fuel systems

Included in:

  • Advanced Package

  • Expert Package

Aftertreatment & Emissions Systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • History of emission regulation

  • Exhaust gas recirculation theory and operation

  • In-depth understanding of exhaust Aftertreatment components, theory and operation

    • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
    • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)
    • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Catalyst
    • Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) System
  • Engine and Aftertreatment management for failure reduction

    • ECM controls and strategy
    • Operation and maintenance practices

Included in:

  • Advanced Package

  • Expert Package