Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician

Technical Diploma

Looking for a line of work with future long-term job growth? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of diesel mechanics is expected to grow. As more items are being shipped all over the country, additional technicians are needed to maintain equipment and diesel-powered trucks. In the MSTC Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician program, you will receive hands-on classroom learning while training on state-of-the-art equipment. Get real-world experience by maintaining MSTC’s vehicle fleet and operating on-site equipment. You will also participate in field trips, tours, and equipment demonstrations.

The program curriculum follows the National Automotive Training Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.

Jobs

  • Agricultural Machinery Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Locomotive Technician
  • Over the Road Truck Technician
  • Portable Power Technician
  • Reefer Technician
  • Trailer Technician

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10462116 Metal Fabrication 3.00
10605108 Intro to Electronics 2.00
32404375 Service Practices in Transportation Industry 2.00
32412308 Braking Systems-Diesel 5.00
32412309 Suspension & Steering Systems 5.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 2
10801199 Employment Strategies 3.00
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10102130 Career Development 3.00
32412303 Heating/AC-Diesel 3.00
32412305 Preventive Maintenance-Diesel 1.00
32412312 Drive Trains 5.00
32412313 Electrical Systems 5.00
32412320 Hybrid Systems-Diesel 1.00
(18 Credits)
Term: 3
10462114 Metals & Machining 3.00
10804107 College Mathematics 3.00
32412324 Engine Repair 5.00
32412327 Fuel Systems & Alternative Fuels 5.00
(16 Credits)
Term: 4
10462121 Mobile Hydraulics Repair 3.00
32412310 Engine Performance & Emissions-Diesel 5.00
32412311 Advanced Electricity-Diesel 5.00
32806351 Applied Science 2.00
(15 Credits)
Total Credits: 66