The Diesel Technology program is structured to give the
student a well-rounded education in the service and repair of
trucks and heavy equipment related to areas including farming,
logging, marine, locomotive, marine, and construction equipment.
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.
Employment opportunities are available with a wide variety of
diverse companies including trucking firms, logging firms,
mining firms, construction firms, general and specialty repair
shops, dealerships, and government agencies including the park
service, the state, county shops, city shops, and other federal
state and federal agencies.
Entrance requirements for AAS degree seeking students in the
Diesel program include:
Compass scores of 68 or higher in English, 73 or higher in
Reading, and 46 or higher in Math (Algebra).
valid driverís license with no DUI conviction within the
past 3 years.
Physical recommendations as listed in the
US Bureau of Labor Statistics for Diesel Technology.
Enrollment priority will be given first to AAS degree seeking
students on first-come first-serve basis as determine by their
faculty advising date.
Entrance requirements for Advanced
Technical Certificate (ATC) degree seeking students include:
ATC degree seeking students may not enroll in the program until
after May 1st of each academic year and only if seats are
available. ATC enrollment will then be on a first-come
first-serve basis as determine by the student's faculty advising
Students must hold a valid
driverís license while enrolled in the Diesel Technology Technology
Program. If you have any questions regarding your driver's
license, please contact the T&I Division Office prior
to submitting your application to LCSC.