Diesel Technology

About

The Diesel Technology program provides practical experience in the repair and maintenance of diesel powered equipment. Students receive instruction in troubleshooting, engine analysis, disassembling engines replacing defective parts, reassembling, etc, to enable students to enter employment in truck, construction, agricultural equipment, and other related fields as technicians. Students admitted to the Diesel Technology program must have a valid driver’s license prior to admission.

The Diesel Technology training program at Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston will provide instruction in the following areas: Diesel Engines, Brakes, Electrical/Electronics, Suspension and Steering, Drive Trains, Preventive Maintenance, and Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,124.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,369.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Preventive Maintenance432Certificate
Diesel Engine Assembler864Certificate
Diesel Technician Assistant1296Diploma
Diesel Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Instructional Service Center - Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston at Fitzgerald Collision and Repair Rickman
310 Oak Hill Rd
Livingston, TN 38570

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 7,720

Current job openings per year: 780

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