Diesel Technology

The Kritser Diesel Technology program at Amarillo College provides students with a broad knowledge base and prepares them for entry-level industry positions. Recently renovated facilities and the addition of an advantageous and cutting-edge hydraulics component have helped elevate the program, while ensuring that program graduates remain in demand by local industry employers.

Diesel Mechanics Technology

What can you do with a Diesel Technology certificate?


Diesel graduates typically work as diesel mechanics and diesel engine specialists. Trucking companies, auto repair shops, and manufacturers are among the primary employers of diesel mechanics. The need for trained diesel mechanics is expected to increase, and entry-level pay is appealing. Students equipped with either degrees or certificates are in demand.

Diesel Mechanics Technology

Follow your path to a Certificate or stack them to get your Degree


Enter the Workforce in as little as 1 semester

Automotive Technical Core

1st Semester – 15 hr

MCHN 1343         Machine Shop Mathematic

3 hr

ETWR 1302          Introduction to Technical Writing

3 hr

INMT 1305           Introduction to Industrial Maintenance

3 hr

ELPT 1311            Basic Electrical Theory

3 hr

AUMT 1305         Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 hr

Diesel Technology Basic Certificate

1st Semester – 15 hr

MCHN 1343         Machine Shop Mathematic

3 hr

ETWR 1302          Introduction to Technical Writing

3 hr

INMT 1305           Introduction to Industrial Maintenance

3 hr

ELPT 1311            Basic Electrical Theory

3 hr

AUMT 1305         Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 hr

2nd Semester – 12 hrs.

DEMR 1406-Diesel Engine I

3 hr

DEMR 2412 - Diesel Engine Testing & Repair II

3 hr

DEMR 1329 - Preventative Maintenance

3 hr

DEEMR 2346 -Advanced Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

3 hr

 

Diesel Technology Advanced Certificate

1st Semester – 15 hr

MCHN 1343         Machine Shop Mathematic

3 hr

ETWR 1302          Introduction to Technical Writing

3 hr

INMT 1305           Introduction to Industrial Maintenance

3 hr

ELPT 1311            Basic Electrical Theory

3  hr

AUMT 1305         Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 hr

2nd Semester – 12 hrs.

DEMR 1406-Diesel Engine I

3 hr

DEMR 2412 - Diesel Engine Testing & Repair II

3 hr

DEMR 1329 - Preventative Maintenance

3 hr

DEEMR 2346 -Advanced Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

   3 hr

3rd Semester – 12 hr

DEMR 2432 - Electronic Control

3 hr

DEMR 1321 -Power Train I

3 hr

DEMR 1347 - Power Train II

3 hr

DEMR 2331 -Advanced Brake System

3 hr