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Diesel Technology

Grades: 11-12
Length: 1 or 2 years
Credit: .5 Technical English, .5 Math, .5 Science, 1.5 Occupational Elective
Prerequisite: None
Location: Tri-Tech Skills Center

Description: If you are fascinated by large trucks and off-road, heavy equipment, here is your chance at a high demand, highly paid career.  The employment outlook for diesel technicians is outstanding as the demand far exceeds the supply of qualified individuals. Paid summer internships available for qualified students. In this program you will:

  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair a wide range of vehicles alongside ASE Master Technicians
  • Work with advanced diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot and repair complex diesel systems
  • Learn about hydraulics, air systems, brakes, electrical systems, and transmissions

Career opportunities:

  • Diesel Technician
  • Ag Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Sales

Certification opportunities:

  • Automotive Service Excellence student certification

College credits available: 14 college credits

Year-long course must be completed to be eligible for the English, Math, or Science credits.


Instructional Staff

Rob Brackett
Diesel Technology Instructor

Travis Cram
Diesel Instructional Assistant