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Opacity Testing for Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE)


Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE) Flyer


CCDET III This 4-hour course covers implementing opacity testing for Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE). It includes smoke test regulations, requirements, and standards as they apply to CHE, SAE J1667 Snap-Acceleration Test procedures with specific variations for CHE. The course includes both classroom and hands on components.

You will need this course if you perform: Periodic smoke inspections on Cargo Handling Equipment


                       Tuesday February 19, 2019              CLOSED

                       Tuesday March 5, 2019                        Closed 


Time:                 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Where:              Palomar College, San Marcos Campus
Classroom:     Diesel Mechanics Shop, ITC-113C
Cost:                  Free

 NOTE:  This class, its content, and final examination are in English only. Additionally, basic computer skills are required.

Call our office at (760) 891-7892 for more information.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: All students must be pre-registered at least 48 hours in advance with a valid e-mail address.   

No substitutions the day of the class!

PARKING POLICY: (ENFORCED 7 DAYS/WEEK) You must park in general lots only. Daily Parking Permit cost is $5.00. The daily permit machines in lots 3, 5, 9, and 12 accept cash, 5 and 1 dollar bills, change, ATM, and credit cards.

For overnight attendees:  The lodging accommodations closest to Palomar College are:

Residence Inn at 1245 Los Vallecitos Blvd., San Marcos, CA, (800) 627-7468

Hampton Inn at 23 E. Carmel St., San Marcos, CA,              (760) 736-9249.


Last modified on October 8, 2019