This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.
Classes are held at TC @ TexAmericas Center which is near Red River Army Depot outside of New Boston, Texas.
The Diesel Technology certificate program offers a number of career options by providing students the opportunity to earn a one-year certificate. Most of our students go directly into the workforce as technicians while some go on to start their own business. A background in Auto and diesel technology can be a valuable asset in a number of careers; service technician, diesel parts counter tech, custom service/diagnostics, and fleet service maintenance. The Auto/Diesel technology program consists of 42 hours of coursework and commonly takes three semesters to complete when taken during the day. The range of study varies from shop safety to failure analysis. The courses in Diesel Technology are:
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Shop Safety & Procedures
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
Basic Electrical Systems
Diesel Engine Testing & Repair I
Diesel Engine I
Diesel Engine Testing & Repair II
Power Train I
Basic Brake Systems
HVAC Troubleshooting & Repair
Diesel Engine II
Advanced Tune-Up & Troubleshooting
Practicum – Diesel Mechanics