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Associate in Diesel Equipment Technology

Gateway Technical College
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Wisconsin
Spring

Program description

Associate in Diesel Equipment Technology

Fuel up for an exciting career as a diesel technician with a Diesel Equipment Technology associate degree. Gain the tools you need to succeed by learning hands-on in Gateway’s world-class Horizon Center for Transportation Technology. With your degree in hand, begin a rewarding career working on some of the transportation industry’s largest and most important vehicles, such as buses and trucks, or construction, agricultural and marine equipment.

Diesel Equipment Technology is a two-year repair and maintenance program designed to prepare an entry level diesel technician. Program instruction will include over the road, off road and stationary applications. Emphasis will be placed on operational fundamentals and repair of diesel engines, and diesel vehicle systems including brakes, heating, and cooling systems. Technical skills will be developed in diagnosing and repair of advanced engine and system controls.

This program is also available on a part-time basis.

Admission requirements

Students must meet one of the following: minimum high school GPA of 2.6, minimum college GPA of 2.0, or complete valid reading, writing, and math placement assessments.

For more information about admission and graduation requirements, please visit the college website.


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Program content

  • Diesel Electricity 1
  • Diesel Heating, Cooling & Air Cond
  • Diesel Maintenance Fundamental
  • Diesel Suspension & Steering Systems
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Diesel Brake Systems
  • Diesel Drive Trains
  • Diesel Preventative Maintenance
  • English Composition 1
  • Oral/Interpersonal Communication
  • Diesel Electricity 2
  • Diesel Engine Service
  • Diesel Fuel Systems
  • Sociology, Introduction to
  • Diesel Control Systems, Advanced
  • Diesel Equipment Tech Elective Credits
  • Diesel Fuel Systems, Advanced
  • Diesel Hydraulic Systems
  • Psychology, Introduction to

Suggested Electives

  • Professional Practices
  • Diesel Equipment Tech. Internship
  • Welding Basics
  • Introduction to Welding
  • Small Power Equipment
  • Technical Reporting
  • Economics
  • Forklift Operation & Maintenance

Tuition fees

The cost per semester is $2,700.

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the college website.

Qualification

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  1. Diagnose major systems in diesel and heavy equipment industry.
  2. Repair major systems in diesel and heavy equipment industry.
  3. Service major systems in diesel and heavy equipment industry.
  4. Practice personal and professional work habits.
  5. Document complaint, cause, and correction.

Career opportunities

  • Diesel Equipment Technician
  • Diesel Technician

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About this institute

Gateway Technical College

Gateway Technical College

Gateway Technical College began in 1911 as America’s first publicly funded technical college, preparing students to achieve their academic and professional goals. Our hands-on training in over 70 programs of study prepares 21,000 students annually to enter new careers or...


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Contact info

Gateway Technical College

3520 - 30th Avenue
WI 53144 Kenosha
United States of America

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www.gtc.edu

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