Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology
The diesel and heavy equipment industry is one of the fastest growing fields in the transportation business today. Diesel mechanics work on a wide variety of diesel engines including those found in buses, trucks, RVs, bulldozers, cranes, farm tractors and trains.
Students develop the skills needed for entry-level positions through classroom and hands-on learning. Instruction is provided on cooling systems, starting and charging systems, engine lubrication, maintenance and repair, and basic mechanical performance.
Course Code: DI10
Length: 2-4 Semesters
Recommended: 2.0 GPA, (1) Math credit, (1) English credit, automotive repair skills
Possible Careers: Diesel Technician, Heavy Assembler, Field Operator
Average Entry Level Salary: $14 - $20 per hour