Keep society moving in Diesel Technology! Students are provided experience in maintaining and repairing heavy semi-trucks and industrial equipment as Central Ohio continues to develop as a major transportation and distribution hub. Students work with air and hydraulic brakes, engine components, engine tear-down, rebuilding and repairing, transmission components and air flow systems of diesel, industrial, commercial and agriculture equipment.
Successful career options include: diesel service technician, agriculture and industrial power equipment technician, service foreman or manager, or advanced electronic diagnostic technician.
Practical Learning Experiences
Students will learn:
- Problem diagnosis
- Engine and transmission work
- Disassemble and reassemble equipment
- Inspect brakes, steering, fuel and air systems
Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.
- Truck Diesel Engines
- Truck Braking, Suspension, and Steering Systems
- Ground Transportation Engine and Power Train
- Ground Transportation Electrical/Electronics
- 10-hour OSHA
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
- CPR/First Aid
- Clark State Community College
- University of Northwestern Ohio
- Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Lincoln Tech
*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.
- $37,500 (Starting Technician)
- $75,000 (Experienced Technician)
- $100,000 (Hydraulic Engineer)
CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION