CARB sets diesel course schedule for July, August

By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contributing writer | Thursday, June 27, 2013

It may not lead to any diploma you’ll hang above a desk, but the most powerful state environmental body is offering to help truck owners learn how it enforces diesel regulations.

The California Air Resources Board is making courses available for diesel truck owners to learn about exhaust after-treatment devices and how to comply with the Golden State’s web of truck emissions regulations.

CARB’s Course 511 will teach diesel engine particulate matter and NOx production and control strategies, diesel particulate filter theory, and the application of various types of particulate filters. The course will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 10 in Lompoc; and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 in Ventura.

For more information and to register for course 511, click here.

CARB’s Course 520 will discuss how to comply with California diesel regulations, including reviews of the inspection process and consequences of non-compliance. The course is offered to truck owners, operators, brokers, dispatchers and fleet managers.

The course will be offered: from 9 a.m. to noon July 10 in Riverside; 9 a.m. to noon July 11 in Corona; 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 31 in Alhambra. The course also is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 13 in Davis.

An online Webinar will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 16.

For more information and to register for course 520, click here.

A complete list of all CARB training courses is available here.

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