Degrees & Pathways

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology

AAS - Associate in Applied Science program (WT Course ID #: A60460)

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. 


Diploma program (WT Course ID #: D60460)

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. 


Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C60460BC)

This certificate curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and repair fuel injection, electrical, and electronic systems in construction equipment. Construction equipment includes dozers, scrapers, loaders, and forklifts.

The core course work includes the theory of operations, troubleshooting techniques, and repair procedures for electrical and electronic systems. The concentration courses will also include fuel injection systems. Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities at businesses, which repair construction equipment.

Entry and advancement levels depend on the amount of training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance, and ethics.


Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C60460BB)

This certificate is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and repair hydraulics, engines, and transmissions in construction equipment. The core course work includes the theory of operations, troubleshooting techniques, and repair procedures for engines and hydraulics systems.

The concentration courses will also include transmissions. Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities at businesses, which repair construction equipment.

Entry and advancement levels depend on the amount of training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance, and ethics.