Diesel Powered Equipment Technology

About

The Diesel Powered Equipment Technology program provides practical experience in the repair and maintenance of diesel powered equipment. Students receive instruction in troubleshooting, engine analysis, disassembling engines replacing defective parts, reassembling, etc. The program mission is to provide technical instructional and skill development to enable students to enter employment in truck, construction, agricultural equipment, and other related fields as technicians.

 

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $6,267.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Preventive Maintenance Service Technician432Certificate
Diesel Engine Assembler864Certificate
Diesel Technician Apprentice1296Certificate
Diesel Technician Assistant1728Certificate
Diesel Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Transportation Campus-Extension Campus
2010 Brewer Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 5,430

Current job openings per year: 160

Salary Range

$27,900
to
$40,000

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Barry Tompkins
731-334-5609

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