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diesel mechanic noun. mechanic that understands hard-working vehicles' (buses, large trucks, boats, bulldozers, dump trucks, cranes, etc.) electrical system, engine, and all of its working parts.

the program

DTC provides this 2-year program for training in the basic fundamentals of diesel mechanic operations. This includes engine tune-up, repair, service, and troubleshooting on medium/heavy duty trucks, among other equipment. Successful students go on to become experts in their desired, specialized, and very lucrative fields. Some students opt to take the 1-year Diesel Technician program. Job placement assistance is provided. This program is VA-certified.


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credentials

track 2: michigan heavy duty truck certifications

  • Engine Repair - Diesel Certification
  • Drive Train Certification
  • Brakes & Braking Systems Certification
  • Suspension & Steering Systems Certification
  • Electrical Systems Certification
  • First AID/CPR License
  • OSHA 10 License

Track 1: ase heavy duty certifications

  • Diesel Engines Certification
  • Drive Train Certification
  • Brakes Certification
  • Suspension & Steering Certification
  • Electronic/Electronic Systems Certification
  • First AID/CPR License
  • OSHA 10 License

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diesel mechanic program

cost

$22,000

*Some students receive full or partial funding for this program. Please attend one of our free info sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am to determine if you qualify.*