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Diesel Technology


Diesel Technology

Course Overview

Diesel Technology  teaches students the necessary skills to inspect, repair, and replace various components in diesel-powered vehicles. Students have the opportunity to work with vehicles manufactured by several well-known brands, including Cummins, Freightliner, Kenworth, Mack Trucks, Navistar, Peterbilt, and Volvo.

The course begins with instruction on shop safety and proper tool use before moving on to more advanced activities, such as performing a diesel engine tune-up or replacing a cylinder head.  

The Diesel Technology Program is partnered with Cummins Sales & Service.  Senior students have an opportunity to apply to the School-to-Work Pre-Apprenticeship Program with Cummins.

Dominic Merola

Dominic Merola

Diesel Technology Instructor
Brad Roberts

Brad Roberts

Diesel Technology Instructor

Career Paths

  • Dealership Technician
  • Fleet Technician
  • Parts Clerk
  • Service Manager
  • Service Writer
  • Equipment Technician


  • Certified by The National Institute for Automatic Service Excellence (ACE) 
  • SP/2 Mechanical Safety Certification

Courses of Study

Shop Safety, Shop Management, Preventative Maintenance, Tires & Brakes, Steering & Suspension, Transmission & Drive Line, Engine Repair, Engine Diagnostics, Bio Fuel Usage, Hydraulic Principles

College Credits

Students in this program are offered Articulation Agreements based on completion of the program. Learn More