Students enrolled in the Diesel Technology Program will be trained in the repair and maintenance of heavy equipment, such as farm equipment, industrial equipment and heavy duty trucks. An increasing demand for mechanics in this field is due to the growth in diesel engines used in everyday vehicles, mobile equipment and farming equipment. Students completing this course should be qualified to find employment in the following areas: farm equipment dealerships, heavy truck dealerships, industrial equipment dealerships, independent truck shops, independent diesel mechanics shops, river boat mechanics, and in the natural gas and oil industry and in some auto mechanics shops. Certificates of proficiency are available for those students who desire preparation for more immediate entry into the workforce.
The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours.
Requirements - 12 hours
|Requirements - 12 hours||Department|
|DST||1103||Diesel Engine Technology||Diesel Technology|
|DST||1213||Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Electronics||Diesel Technology|
|DST||1403||Steering and Suspension Systems||Diesel Technology|
|DST||2303||Truck Preventative Maintenance||Diesel Technology|