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.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
310 Oak Hill Rd
Livingston, TN 38570
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.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 7,720
Current job openings per year: 780