Votech school
Shade

Diesel Equipment Technology





Cluster: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway: Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
Concentration: TR 1740 Diesel Equipment Technology
Credential:ASE-NATEF Certification


Required Courses (in Sequence)

  -Fundamentals of Diesel Technology (core)
  -Diesel Engine Components (core)
  -Diesel Support Systems (core)
  -Electronic Engine Controls (core)


Recommended Elective Courses
  -Diesel Engine Tune Up and Trouble Shooting
  -Diesel Truck Chassis Concepts
  -Diesel Electrical Systems
  -Diesel Preventative Maintenance & Inspection


Sample Careers in Diesel Equipment Technology

Diesel Preventative Maintenance and Inspection Diesel Engineer, Diesel Technician, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Service Writer, Parts and Service Sales Representative, Trucking Industry Railroad, Construction Equipment Repair, Timbering Equipment Repair

The areas covered in the Diesel Equipment Technology course of study will educate students in the operation of diesel engines and the complete truck driving train. They will learn how to troubleshoot and repair all systems related to the diesel engine and the truck. Those exiting the diesel technology course of study will obtain competence in servicing and maintenance of heavy duty diesel operated trucks and equipment. These students will have the oppotunity to recieve Cummins qualification in certain areas and internships are available to those students meeting qualifications. Students completing the full course of study will be prepared to enter the work force or have the skills and knowledge to continue on to earn 2 or 4 year degree. Interested students may earn up to 28 college hours through this course.

Salary influenced by level and degree of education and certification. This course constitutes 1080 hours for completion.


Salary Range
$30,000.00-$50,000.00+
Salary influenced by level and degree of education and certification. This course constitutes 1080 hours for completion.