The outlook for diesel/heavy transportation is promising, with opportunities in truck dealerships and repair shops, fleet service and maintenance, power generation, heavy equipment, and marine repair.
Employment is also very stable, with 86 percent of our graduates over the last 10 years remaining in the field.
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Hands-on experience is an important part of the program and, combined with classroom instruction, gives you the solid service and repair skills to make an easy transition to the workplace. You’ll learn about
- Diesel engines
- Diesel equipment service and diagnosis
- Diesel fuel systems
- Power trains
- Suspension and steering
- Air brake systems
- Electrical systems
ASE Automotive Service Excellence Technician (subject to passing exam) - Graduates will have the necessary technical skills to become a diesel heavy truck equipment mechanic and a solid foundation of knowledge to confidently execute the ASE certifications.
Diesel Equipment Technology
Certificate in Applied Science
This certificate program provides students with an understanding of diesel equipment systems with emphasis on “over-the-road” or “long-haul” trucks. The student will receive a well-rounded education including basic knowledge and mechanical theories with significant hands-on experience.
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For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, we encourage you to review our gainful employment disclosure information for Diesel Equipment Technology
Greenville Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.