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If you're interested in a career repairing and servicing medium and heavy duty trucks, then this program is for you. Academic courses, theory courses and laboratory experiences are designed to promote success in the diesel technology repair field. You will get hands-on experience repairing late model, medium and heavy duty trucks.
Employment of diesel service technicians and mechanics is expected to grow 11 percent from 2006 to 2016. Additional trucks and truck repairers will be needed to keep pace with the increasing volume of freight shipped nationwide. Graduates of the Diesel Technology program find employment in new truck dealerships, fleets, municipalities, independent repair facilities, specialty shops and agricultural repair shops.
If you want to get a bachelor's degree, Western Kentucky University has a completer degree with courses offered either online or in Hardin County.
To see a complete course listing for each credential use the KCTCS Course Catalog.
This program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and all instructors are Dual Master Certified ASE Technicians.
Apply for admission to ECTC to receive information from the Admissions Office about submitting your placement test scores (ACT or COMPASS exams) and to schedule a meeting with an advisor to register for your classes.