Diesel Mechanics Technology
Demand for qualified diesel technicians in the area is high and Amarillo College boasts a 95% placement rate among those who complete the curriculum. Local salaries range from $13-$25 per hour and increase in larger cities.
The diesel technology program is a 9 or 16 month certificate designed to train the technician in entry-level skills necessary for employment in both truck dealerships and independent repair shops. Upon completion, the student can enter the workforce with a variety of specialties and have the needed skills to complete the ASE Certification requirements.