Diesel Technology program.

Diesel Technology

On the road to a great career!

If you're interested in a career repairing and servicing medium and heavy duty trucks, then this program is for you. Academic courses, theory courses and laboratory experiences are designed to promote success in the diesel technology repair field. You will get hands-on experience repairing late model, medium and heavy duty trucks.

What are my career choices?

Employment of diesel service technicians and mechanics is expected to grow 11 percent from 2006 to 2016. Additional trucks and truck repairers will be needed to keep pace with the increasing volume of freight shipped nationwide. Graduates of the Diesel Technology program find employment in new truck dealerships, fleets, municipalities, independent repair facilities, specialty shops and agricultural repair shops. 

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Degrees and Transfers.

If you want to get a bachelor's degree, Western Kentucky University has a completer degree with courses offered either online or in Hardin County.

Diploma Options.

Certificate Options.

  • Mobile Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Heavy Duty Brake Mechanic
  • Electrical/Electronics Systems Mechanic
  • Diesel Steering and Suspension Mechanic
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • Diesel Mechanics Assistant
  • Heavy Duty Drive Train Mechanic
  • Undercarriage Mechanic
  • Fluid Power Mechanic
  • Preventive Maintenance Mechanic
  • Medium and Heavy Truck Mechanic Helper

To see a complete course listing for each credential use the KCTCS Course Catalog.

Other Important Information

This program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and all instructors are Dual Master Certified ASE Technicians.

Where do I start?

Apply for admission to ECTC to receive information from the Admissions Office about submitting your placement test scores (ACT or COMPASS exams) and to schedule a meeting with an advisor to register for your classes.

Resources

Contact Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Counseling Center
RPC 1st Floor Room 106
610 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY  42701
(270) 706-8803
 
Program Coordinator:
Jerry Clemons
jerryl.clemons@kctcs.edu
(270) 706-8652 or Toll free: (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68652
 
 
 
 
 
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