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 15% by 2020. Heavy vehicle equipment technician employment is projected to grow 16% during the same time span.

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. The Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician program is offered at Wisconsin Rapids Campus.

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
10605108 Intro to Electronics 2.00
10804107 College Mathematics 3.00
32404375 Service Practices in Transportation Industry 2.00
32412308 Braking Systems-Diesel 5.00
32412309 Suspension & Steering Systems 5.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 2
10462114 Metals & Machining 3.00
32412305 Preventive Maintenance-Diesel 1.00
32412311 Advanced Electricity-Diesel 5.00
32412313 Electrical Systems 5.00
32412320 Hybrid Systems-Diesel 1.00
(15 Credits)
Term: 3
10462116 Metal Fabrication 3.00
10462121 Mobile Hydraulics Repair 3.00
31809351 Applied Human Relations 2.00
32412310 Engine Performance-Diesel 5.00
32412327 Fuel Systems & Emissions 5.00
(18 Credits)
Term: 4
31801351 Occupational Communication 2.00
32412303 Heating / AC - Diesel 3.00
32412312 Drive Trains 5.00
32412324 Engine Repair 5.00
32806351 Applied Science 2.00
(17 Credits)
Total Credits: 67