Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature

Micro-credential Overview

In this short five-hour course, learners will discover the four strokes of diesel engines, their parts, and the systems that make up a diesel engine.  You will also explore how the systems work together to create usable energy.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this short course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the four strokes of a diesel engine

  • Identify the purpose of parts that make up the four stroke diesel engine

  • Discuss the purpose of parts that make up the four stroke diesel engine

  • Explain how four stroke diesel engines work

  • Differentiate between "Overhead Cam" and "Overhead Valve" design engine


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    3. Before we begin...

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Learner Introductions

    10. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    11. Technical Discussion Forum

    12. Frequently Asked Questions

    13. Help & Contact Information

    1. Overview

    2. Learning Objectives

    3. Modes of Learning

    1. Operation & Configuration of the 4 Stroke Diesel Engine - Introduction

    2. Pre-test

    1. Four Strokes of Diesel Engine

    2. Discussion Forum: Strokes of Diesel Engine

    3. Lesson 2 - Self-Check Quiz

    1. Internal Parts of Diesel Engine

    2. Discussion Forum: Internal Parts of Diesel Engine

    3. Learning Exercise: OHC vs OHV Engine

    4. Lesson 3 - Self- Check Quiz

    1. End of the Module

About this course

  • $69.99
  • 30 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content