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Occupational Technology

Diesel Technology

The Diesel Technology program is designed to prepare students to become part of the thriving field that powers heavy duty trucks, buses, tractors and other industry equipment. Diesel mechanics can often expect higher wages than the gasoline counterparts. Students are trained in the repairing and maintenance of heavy equipment that includes farm equipment, industrial equipment, and heavy trucks. Whether the technician works for a transport company, bus line, or self-employed, the program can help prepare the student for any diesel technology field. 


Requirements: 30 hours

DST 1104 Diesel Engine Technology
DST 1204 Transportation Electronics
DST 1404 Suspension & Steering
DST 2104 Climate Control
DST 2204 Brake Systems 
DST 2304 Truck Preventive Maintenance
MATHA 1013 Technical Mathematics A
COM 1003 Career Communications
IET 1002 Introduction to General Electronics I
IET 2002 Introduction to General Electronics II


Classes will be held August to May, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Estimated cost: $5,200 includes tuition, books, fees and supplies



Harold Emery. Instructor 501-207-6228 hdemery

Carroll Moody, Director 501-207-6206 jcmoody

Miranda Harmon, Assistant 501-6213 msharmon