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:

 

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
DEMR 1301
Shop Safety & Procedures
3LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
DEMR 1405
Basic Electrical Systems
4DEMR 1410
Diesel Engine Testing & Repair I
4
DEMR 1406
Diesel Engine I
4DEMR 2412
Diesel Engine Testing & Repair II
4
DEMR 1421
Power Train I
4DEMR 1317
Basic Brake Systems
3
DEMR 1323
HVAC Troubleshooting & Repair
3
Total15 Total15

 

Third SemesterHours   
DEMR 2332
Electronic Controls
3
DEMR 1449
Diesel Engine II
4
DEMR 2334
Advanced Tune-Up & Troubleshooting
3
DEMR 2266
Practicum – Diesel Mechanics
2
Total
Total Hours
12
42