The Diesel Technology Program prepares students to become Diesel Service Technicians. Students gain skills to analyze malfunctions and to rebuild and maintain construction equipment. Additionally, students learn electronic engine diagnostic repairs using the latest electronic equipment and manufacturing software from Caterpillar and Cummins.
Where can I work?
Diesel service technicians and mechanics are employed in almost every industry, particularly those that use trucks, buses, and equipment to haul, deliver, and transport materials, goods, and people. The largest employer is the truck transportation industry. Nearly every area of the country employs diesel service technicians and mechanics, although most work is found in towns and cities where trucking companies, bus lines, and other fleet owners have large operations.
How much will I earn?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the national median annual wage for occupations in this area of study is $40,850. Find Out More
How long will it take to complete the program?
This program usually takes 4 semesters to complete.
What are the program options?
- Agriculture Equipment Technician
- Construction Equipment Technician
- Medium and Heavy Truck Technician
- Agriculture Equipment Mechanic Helper
- Construction Equipment Mechanic Helper
- Diesel Engine Mechanic
- Diesel Mechanics Assistant
- Diesel Steering and Suspension Mechanic
- Electrical/ Electronics Systems Mechanic
- Fluid Power Mechanic
- Heavy Duty Brake Mechanic
- Heavy Duty Drive Train Mechanic
- Mobile Air Conditioning Mechanic
- Medium and Heavy Truck Mechanic Helper
- Preventative Maintenance Mechanic
- Undercarriage Mechanic
Would you like more information?
Contact: Aaron Brooks