Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology - AAS Degree
Wake Tech Course ID: A60460
Completion Earns:AAS - Associate in Applied Science
Financial Aid:Yes, financial aid is available for this program
Downloads & Resources:Program Planning Guide
The Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and repair medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
The core course work includes the theory of operations, troubleshooting techniques, and repair procedures for engines, electrical, and hydraulic systems. Other courses cover transmissions, brakes, and steering/suspension. Additional related courses will be required.
Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities at businesses that repair medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Entry and advancement levels depend on the amount of training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance, and ethics.