Diesel Technology

1 Year Program

Diesel Technology is designed for students to work with large scale equipment such as agricultural, material handling, and highway equipment. Students work in the classroom learning about the various diesel engines and components. The lab provides students with the opportunity to get hands-on experience with diesel engines and heavy duty equipment. Students will perform the following duties: servicing, maintaining, repairing, inspecting, cleaning, dismantling engines and electrical systems, inspection, repair and maintenance of hydraulics systems, diagnosing of internal combustion engines, electrical components, transmissions, and heavy-duty brakes and suspension.

Success Indicators

Success Indicators are recommendations of benchmarks that students should have to be successful when enrolled in this Career & Technical Education course.

Center Wide Success Indicators

  • Regular Attendance
  • Shows Initiative
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Credit Healthy

Program Specific Success Indicators

Careers

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Auto/Trucks Part Specialist
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Utility Person
  • Truck Driver
  • Service Manager
  • Diesel Mechanic

Additional Info on Careers, Wages & More

Articulated College Credits

Students must complete a full year (2 semesters) in the program earning a B (3.0) or higher grade each semester to be eligible.

Current List of Articulated College Credits

Embedded High School Credits

Career center programs offer the student the opportunity to receive high school academic credit upon program completion. Students MUST be a program completer to earn these credits. A program completer is defined as a student who has completed all 12 segments of the curriculum AND earned a 2.0 (C) or higher GPA per semester in the program. Credits are granted by the student's local high school and determined by their counselor.

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Tom Greenfield
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