Diesel Technician Programs

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: 
Basic Mechanics Certificate:  9 months
Advanced Mechanics Certificate:  16 months


Tools:  Students must purchase a complete set of tools.  Find the tool list and cost here.
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:
• Diesel Technology - Basic Mechanics Certificate
• Diesel Technology - Advanced Mechanics Certificate 

$17.56 per hour / $36,525 per year*

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

Program Advisors:
Brian Jacob, 335-4219 jbjacob@actx.edu
Claudia Arnold, 335-4301 caarnold@actx.edu






*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