Diesel Equipment Technology

Full-Day Senior Only & Adult Program – 1080 hrs
Campus: Willow Street | CIP Code: 47.0613

Career Focus Statement

Prepare for employment in the medium and heavy duty truck transportation industry, further education, and military service.

Program Goals

All Transportation Technology students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Use the same advanced diagnostic equipment and repair equipment as master technicians to troubleshoot and repair commercial vehicle systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and inspection on medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
  • Maintain and operate today’s high tech vehicle’s computer systems.

Employment Opportunities

  • Diesel Truck Line Mechanic
  • Engine Specialist
  • Equipment/Parts Salesperson
  • Hydraulic Systems Specialist
  • Industrial/Farm Equipment Mechanic
  • Marine Mechanic
  • Power Generation Mechanic
  • Preventive Maintenance Mechanic
  • Suspension/Driveline Specialist