Mechanical Diesel Course

Mechanic (Diesel) is a high level diploma. It is a diesel engine mechanical vocational trade. The duration of this course is 1-year and it provide part time basis by various institute. The different aspects of diesel engine and related other activities like maintain diesel equipment operation by correcting vehicle deficiencies; completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records, after educate to candidates they tell about all these. It is career presenting in nature and provide many job opportunities for candidates after successful completion.

Mechanic (Diesel) Trade Job Zone:


Duration 1 years
Type ITI Diploma
Eligibility 10th




(Duration: One Years)




Course Information:

During the one-year duration of Mechanic Diesel trade a candidate is trained on professional skills & knowledge, Engineering Drawing, Workshop Calculation & Science and Employability skill related to job role. In addition to this a candidate is entrusted to undertake project work and extracurricular activities to build up confidence. The Broad components covered during the course are given below :-

The Trainees will cover the safety aspect in general and specific to the trade, identification of tools & equipment, raw materials used. The trainee will perform Measuring & marking by using various Measuring & Marking tools. The trainee will be able to plan and perform basic fastening and fitting operations. Familiarize with basics of electricity, test and measure the electrical parameter. Skilling practice on maintenance of batteries being done. Practice making various welding joints by using Arc and gas welding. Trace and identify various hydraulics and pneumatics components and identify components in Air and Hydraulic Brake system. Identify various types of vehicle.

The candidate will be able to perform practice on dismantling Diesel Engine of LMV as per given standard procedures. Able to achieve skill on Overhauling of Cylinder Head , valve train , Piston, connecting rod assembly, crankshaft, flywheel and mounting flanges, spigot and bearings, camshaft etc. practice reassembling all parts of engine in correct sequence as per workshop manual. Perform testing on engine. Also the trainee practice on repair and maintenance of Cooling, lubrication, Intake & Exhaust system of Engine. Perform maintenance of diesel fuel system, FIP, Governor and monitor emission of vehicle. Practice on repair, maintenance and overhaul of Starter, alternator and perform Execute troubleshooting in engine of LMV/HMV.



Table below depicts the distribution of training hours across various course elements during a period of one-year:

Sr No. Course Element National Training Hours
1 Professional Skill (Trade Practical) 1000
2 Professional Knowledge (Trade Theory) 280
3 Workshop Calculation & Science 80
4 Trade Engineering Drawing 80
5 Employability Skills 160
Total 1600

Distribution of training on Hourly basis: (Indicative only)

Total Hours/Week Trade Practical Trade Theory Work shop Cal. &Sc. Engg. Drawing Employability Skills
40 Hours 25 Hours 7 Hours 2 Hours 3 Hours 4 Hours


For the purposes of determining the overall result, weightage of 100% is applied for six months and one year duration courses and 50% weightage is applied to each examination for two years courses. The minimum pass percent for Trade Practical and Formative assessment is 60% & for all other subjects is 33%. There will be no Grace marks.

Brief description of Job roles:

Mechanic, Diesel Engine: Oil Engine, Fitter repairs services and overhauls diesel or oil engines for efficient performance as prime mover to drive machinery and equipment. Examine engine to locate defects, using various tools and instruments. Dismantles or partly dismantles it to remove damaged or worn out parts and replaces or repairs them.

Grinds valve and assembles parts, doing supplementary tooling and other functions as necessary to ensure accuracy of fit. Installs assembled or repaired engine in position and connects pulley or wheel to propulsion system. Starts engine, tunes it up and observes performance noting different meter readings such as temperature, fuel level, oil pressure, etc. and sets it to specified standard for optimum performance. Checks, adjusts and lubricates engine periodically and performs such other functions to keep engine in good working order. May solder or braze parts and service diesel fuel pumps and injectors.

Additionally, since diesel engines are starting to incorporate electronic components, programs usually give students a chance to take courses in electrical systems and computer diagnostic software.

Plan and organize assigned work and detect & resolve issues during execution in his own work area within defined limit. Demonstrate possible solutions and agree tasks within the team. Communicate with required clarity and understand technical English. Sensitive to environment, self-learning and productivity.

MECHANIC DIESEL: Subjects of Study

Paper Code Subject Name
1 Professional Skill (Trade Practical)
2 Professional Knowledge (Trade Theory)
3 Workshop Calculation & Science
4 Trade Engineering Drawing
5 Employability Skills