Diesel Equipment Technology


The Diesel Equipment Technology program explores theory and lab work on a variety of vehicle systems. Earn an Associate of Applied Science or certificate and pursue work as a Mechanic, Equipment and Systems Inspector, and more.

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Program Information

As a Diesel Equipment Technology student, you will explore a variety of vehicle systems in classes combining theory and laboratory exercises that will prepare you to work on a variety of medium and heavy-duty trucks and equipment.

Students will apply classroom theory in various hands-on activities, ensuring they are ready to enter the work force upon program completion.


  • Diesel Equipment Theory
  • Brake Systems
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fixed Power Systems
  • Hydraulics
  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Electronic Systems
  • Diesel Power and the Environment
  • Diesel Engine Performance
  • Automatic and Manual Shift Transmission

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Get Credit for Prior Learning

If you have a valid OSHA certification, you can receive credit for courses in the Transportation Technology (AAS), Diesel Equipment Technology Concentration program by filling out the following form: