Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technician Student Equipment Listing

Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technician Student Equipment Listing

  • In addition to regular college expenses, items listed below are also required upon entering the program
  • It is recommended that tools and equipment be insured under  homeowners insurance policy
  • All costs calculated from a poll of current and recent students
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Automotive Trades Department at 607-587-3117
Tools and Toolbox $3,000-$8,000
The cost varies vastly depending on brand and place of purchase  
Further details follow on the next pages  
Roller Cabinet must not exceed 55 inches long by 25 inches wide and must have a lock  
All tool must meet OSHA standards  
   
   
Uniforms & Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)  
Uniform shirts (short or long sleeve) available from Campus Bookstore SS $29.95-34.95
LS $32.95-36.95
Uniform pants – dark blue or black (Red Kap, Carhartt, Dickies, etc.) price varies by store $25
Safety toe shoes $50-200
Safety glasses (Z87 rated) $10
Prescription glasses are okay if confirmed by a statement from your optometrist and must have Z87 approved side shields  
   
   
Laptop  $975*
A laptop or tablet computer capable of wireless connection to the Internet is required.  *If purchasing from the Alfred Bookstore.
Shop online.  
   
   
Textbooks  $350/semester
Visit the Wellsville Campus Bookstore's website for prices and ISBN numbers    
   
   
Bench Units  $20-120 
Some of the necessary lab requirements will be performed on components that may be damaged beyond practical repair during the lab. It is recommended that the components be acquired from salvage vehicles. These components include alternators, starters, and tandem master cylinders. Students will receive information about the identification and how to obtain bench units from individual course instructors after arriving on campus.  
   
   
Lab Supplies for Requirements   $150
These items, such as welding rods, brake fluid, oils, etc. must be of a particular type and should not be purchased prior to arrival on campus  
   
   
Project Vehicle  $500-1,500
Project vehicles will be used to perform lab requirements. The vehicle should provide as much real-life, hands-on experience as possible, and should be a common make (e.g., Ford, GM, Honda, Toyota, etc). Cars/trucks should be in good running order and a 1996 or later model year. Students can also supplement their daily driver for some of the lab requirements.  
   
A vehicle with power windows and locks are highly recommended. Due to limited lab space, large vehicles such as limousines and quad-cab, long-box trucks, may be prohibited from the labs at the discretion of the instructor.  
   
It is not necessary that the vehicle be licensed or insured.  
   
   

Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technician Freshman Equipment List

Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technician Senior Equipment List

Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technician Freshman Equipment List

The following items are to be furnished by each freshman. Please bring them with you when you begin classes. Tools are NOT available at the campus bookstore unless otherwise noted.

1/4" Square Drive Socket Set

  1. Six-point sockets (3/16 - 9/16")
  2. 4 - 14mm shallow and deep well socket sets
  3. Reversible ratchet
  4. 3" extension
  5. 6" extension

3/8" Square Drive Socket Set

  1. Sockets (3/8 - 3/4")
  2. Six-point deep well sockets (3/8 - 3/4")
  3. 8mm - 19mm shallow and deep well socket sets
  4. 3" extension
  5. 6" extension
  6. 10" extension
  7. Reversible ratchet
  8. Universal joint

1/2" Square Drive Socket Set

  1. 13 sockets (3/8 - 1 1/8")
  2. 10mm - 24mm shallow impact sockets
  3. 3" extension
  4. 6" extension
  5. 10" extension
  6. 24" flex handle
  7. Reversible ratchet
  8. Universal joint

Brakes & Suspension

  1. Narrow brake spoon
  2. Brake line double flare kit and ISO flare kit
  3. Tire gauge
  4. Tire valve core remover
  5. 6" brass or aluminum punch
  6. 3/8" torx socket set T15 - T55
  7. 1/2" drive torque wrench (max. 250 lb.) **
  8. 3/8" drive torque wrench (flex head, min. 5 lb.)
  9. Return and hold down spring tools

Welding & Preventive Maintenance

  1. Tip cleaner (torch)
  2. Spark lighter
  3. Tire tread depth gauge (1/32")
  4. Files: 1 round and 3 square files
  5. One small roll of acid core solder
  6. Welding kit***
  7. Flame resistant welding jacket
  8. High-cuff welding gloves
  9. Welder's helmet (shade 10)
  10. Welding goggles (shade 5)

Electrical & Fuel Systems

  1. Set round feeler gauges
  2. 13/16" & 5/8 - 3/8" spark plug sockets
  3. 12-18" jumper wire (16 gauge minimum)
  4. Roll of black electrical tape***
  5. Small tube resin solder***
  6. 12v test light (Power Probe III recommended)
  7. Sparkplug gaper
  8. Ignition spark tester

Miscellaneous Tools

  1. Allen wrench set (standard and metric)
  2. Combination wrenches (3/8 - 1")
  3. 5-piece punch and chisel set
  4. 8 - 22mm combination wrench set
  5. 3 flat screwdrivers - 4", 6", 8"
  6. 3 Phillips screwdrivers - #2 stubby, #2 regular, #1 regular
  7. 1 1/2 lb. or heavier ball peen hammer
  8. Rechargeable and cordless light
  9. Blow gun with rubber tip and male coupler (NAPA 90-618, or equivalent)
  10. Tire chuck with male coupler (NAPA 90-618, or equivalent)
  11. 1 fender cover
  12. Slip lock-type pliers (5-6 positions)
  13. Needle nose pliers
  14. 10" vise grips
  15. 12' measuring tape
  16. Set drill bits by 1/64 increments to 1/2"
  17. Diagonal pliers (side cutters)
  18. Round inspection mirror
  19. Dial indicator (flex arm preferred)**
  20. Roll of shop towels
  21. Magnet with extendable rod (optional)
  22. DVOM with 10A and 320MA
  23. 1/2" Impact gun
  24. Soldering gun/soldering iron
  25. Small swivel oil filter wrench
  26. Large swivel oil filter wrench
  27. 25' extension cord
  28. Truck tire pressure gauge (0-150 PSI)
  29. Pick Set
  30. Needle nose vice grips
  31. Gasket scraper
  32. Power steering pulley installer & remover
  33. 4" Grinder and grinding wheels
  34. Automotive thermometer (dial type)
  35. Three (3) piece prybar set (max. 35")
  36. 90 degree die grinder kit with 2" roloc arbor

**Preferred for Brakes & Suspension Course

***These items are available at our campus bookstore

Heavy Equipment, Truck and Diesel Technician Senior Equipment List

Items on the following list are to be furnished by each senior (in addition to the freshman list of required PPE, uniforms, tools and laptop/tablet). Please bring them with you when you begin classes. Tools are NOT available at the campus bookstore unless otherwise noted.

  1. One (1) pump-type oil can
  2. Set of E-Z Outs or screw extractors
  3. One (1) 3 lb. dead blow hammer
  4. One (1) ball peen hammer (32 oz. or larger)
  5. One (1) 50' flexible air hose with ends
  6. One (1) set of ear plugs or muffs (for ear protection)
  7. Box end/open end combination wrenches 1 1/8" to 1 1/4"
  8. Hand wire brush
  9. Lady Foot Pry Bars - One (1) 12" and one (1) 16"
  10. 3/8" drive 12 point 1/4" to 3/4" and 10 - 19mm
  11. Bearing race punch - 16" or longer
  12. Respirator or dust masks for clutch and brake work
  13. Bottle of white out***
  14. Pocket calculator***
  15. 24" 1/2" drive breaker bar
  16. Flash light
  17. Slip lock pliers (18" - 24")
  18. Grease gun
  19. Snap ring pliers
  20. 4-piece long picks set
  21. Large brass punch
  22. 6" dial caliper (Measures inches and millimeters)
  23. Large oil filter wrench

  24. Creeper
  25. Mini air regulator - 22 CFM capacity

  26. Small plastic squeeze bottle
  27. 1/2" Allen socket set

***NOTE: These may be purchased at the campus bookstore.