Program Overview

Diesel Program

Gives students a broad knowledge base of all aspects of Diesel Technology. Students enter the industry prepared to work in a shop environment in a variety of specialties.


Length of Program: 

  • Auto/Diesel Technology - Basic Certificate: 5 months
  • Basic Mechanics Certificate:  9 months
  • Advanced Mechanics Certificate:  16 months

Requirements:

  • Tools:  Students must purchase toolkit #1, #2 and #3 (under Industrial Technology) in their first semester. See "Tool Lists".
  • Uniform Shirt:  Students are required to purchase and wear a uniform shirt to every class.
  • Personal Protective Equipment:  Students are required to purchase and wear safety glasses.    

Financial Aid: 

There are several types of financial aid that students at Amarillo College can apply for. There are also scholarships available through Amarillo College and other providers. Visit www.actx.edu/fin for information on financial aid and scholarships.

Program Course Outline:

Salary: 

$20.55 per hour / $42,740 per year*

*The figures quoted are median wages for the Panhandle of Texas gathered and analyzed by Economic Modeling Specialists, International, Career Coach. Find additional information at http://actx.emsicareercoach


Occupations related to this program:
Bus and Truck Mechanic and Diesel Engine Specialist
 

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