Diesel Technology ITC

The Diesel Technology Program provides a well-rounded education in the service and repair of trucks and heavy equipment related to areas including farming, logging, marine, locomotive, and construction. A specified set of tools is required upon entry. The tool list can be found on the program website.

Students are provided theory and shop practice in diesel engines, safety, hydraulics, DC electrical systems and microcomputers, power trains, brakes, and chassis and suspension. The student will also receive comprehensive safety training applicable to the work environment. Diesel technician positions can be found in all areas and locations in the world. Work includes both indoor and outdoor opportunities.  All students will be subject to a Driver’s License Validation check and must hold a valid driver’s license while enrolled in the mechanics programs. Students also will be required to obtain certification in First Aid/CPR. This program has physical requirements that may affect the student’s ability to perform in this program.

Entrance requirements for Intermediate Technical Certificate (ITC) degree seeking students include:

  • A valid driver’s license with no DUI conviction within the past year.
  • Physical recommendations as listed on US Bureau of Labor Statistics for Diesel Technology.

Intermediate Technical Certificate Requirements

General Education Core
Humanistic & Artistic/Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
SURVEY OF ART
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Total Credits3.00

Program Requirements

Technical Core
MTHPT-103APPLIED ALGEBRA3.00
GENMC-126SAFETY2.00
Program Requirements
Select 24 credits from the following:24.00
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (or DSLTC-102A, DSLTC-102B and DSLTC-102C)
DIESEL ENGINES
SHOP SKILLS AND CLIMATE CONTROL
HYDRAULICS
DIESEL ENGINE FUEL SYSTEMS AND TUNE-UP
POWER TRAINS
CHASSIS, SUSPENSION AND AIRBRAKES
POWER TRAINS LECTURE AND LAB
Total Credits29.00

Summary

General Education3
Program Requirements29
Total32