Heavy Duty Vehicle Maintenance

Code : M011
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Preventive maintenance (PM) is the key to any successful maintenance program for commercial motor vehicles. Through preventive maintenance, vehicles are inspected, repaired, and maintained in such a way that defects are prevented from surfacing in the first place, before a violation or accident can occur. This course will prepare you to inspect, analyze, and repair heavy-duty trucks and equipment. The course covers everything from basic diesel engine operations to computerized truck management systems. You will explore how to work effectively and safely in a heavy vehicle environment, carry out routine maintenance, and develop knowledge of materials, engine mechanical, cooling and exhaust systems. You’ll understand how to efficiently diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. You’ll also learn about heating and air conditioning systems, brake systems, starting and charging systems, fuel systems, steering and suspension systems, engine systems.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
  This training course is designed for Mechnaical Engineers, auto-instructors, Supervisors, Technicians and Foremen in industrial installations.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Explain the operation and features of a diesel-engine
  • Trace and rectify basic fuel system faults
  • Maintain engine cooling and lubrication system
  • Carry out basic transmission system adjustment
  • Bleed and adjust hydraulic brake system
  • Maintain battery and charging systems
  • Carry out maintenance of pneumatic brakes and power assisted steering

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Diesel Engine Operation
  • Starting devices in diesel engines
  • Lubrication and cooling system maintenance
  • Valve adjustment techniques
  • Case study (I)
Diesel fuel System Maintenance
  • Air filter maintenance
  • Clutch adjustment and maintenance
  • Heavy duty brake system maintenance
  • Heavy steering maintenance
  • Battery & charging system maintenance
  • Case study (II)
Classification of Heavy-Duty Equipment
  • Worsening conditions of equipment’s performance
  • Factors of equipment feasibility
  • Maintenance and repair requirements
  • Case study (III)
Planning of Maintenance Techniques
  • Periodic maintenance system
  • predictive maintenance and its advantages
  • Programmed maintenance for engines and equipment
  • Conditions of the overhaul maintenance for engines and equipment
  • Determination of spare parts store and stock
  • Practical application

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

07 - 11 Feb 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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