Diesel
Technology 1 & 2

The Diesel Technology program is designed to train individuals in the technical knowledge and mechanical skills required to service, repair, and test various types of machinery and equipment. The program includes instruction in the theory of internal combustion engines, diesel fuel systems, electrical, hydraulics, power trains, and machinery maintenance. The program also includes training in basic shop skills, safety, and instrumentation.

 

 

Career Opportunities

  • Diesel Technician
  • Ag Mechanic
  • Parts counter person
  • Truck Technician
  • Forklift Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician

 

 

Certification Opportunities: Automotive Service Excellence certification preparation, advanced progress toward Ag/Diesel Mechanics degree, AYES Certification

 

Pre-requisites: Junior/Senior Standing, returning students must have a "C" or better their 1st year and instructor approval

 

Sessions offered: AM 8:00 to 10:30 M-F

 

Length of program: 1-2 years

 

Location: Tri-Tech

 

Equivalency Credits: 0.5 Technical English 1 & 2, 0.5 Math, 0.5 Science

 

Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per year

 

College credits available: 21 college credits

 

Text reading levels: The texts are written at the 10.1 and 11.5 grade level