Diesel Equipment Technology

CLUSTER:

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics


STATE QUALIFYING EVENT:

Required


PARTICIPATION:

Individual


LEVEL:

National Contest


CONTEST TYPE:

Skilled and Technical

Diesel Equipment Technology

Competitors cycle through 14 stations while testing and troubleshooting engines, electrical and electronics systems, and powertrain systems (including chassis, transmissions and carriers). Competitors also demonstrate skills in hydraulic systems, vehicle inspections, fundamental failure analysis, brake systems, air-conditioning systems and general shop skills. The competition also includes a job interview and written test.

The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.