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DIESEL MECHANICS TECHNOLOGY

CIP Code: 47.0613                   PDE Task List

The Diesel Mechanics Technology prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. The program includes instruction in diesel engine mechanics, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, preventive maintenance inspections, drive trains, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


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Truck & Bus Technician

Farm Machinery Technician

Heavy Equipment Repair Technician

Diesel Truck Repair

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: 

  • Certified Safety Inspector
  • Cat I 
  • Safety and Pollution Prevention

COLLEGE CREDITS

SOAR programs prepare today's student for High Priority Occupations which are tomorrow's high demand and high wage careers. Students in SOAR programs may qualify for FREE college credits at institutions in PA. See what colleges are offering SOAR credits at collegetransfer.net.

Penn College NOW Dual/Concurrent Enrollment is offered through Pennsylvania College of Technology and allows students to earn college credits in NTCC programs at no cost to students.