Industrial Diesel

The nation’s economy hums along the interstate highways on 18 wheels. Farm equipment is powered by diesel engines as well. Trained diesel mechanics are in high demand.

In this program, you will focus on diesel engine work and heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

Skills Learned

  • Adjustment, Maintenance & Repair of Over-the-Road Trucks & Trailers, Construction & Agriculture Equipment  
  • Overhaul of Large Diesel Engines & Computer Diagnostics 
  • Related Instruction includes Electrical, Hydraulic, Power Trains & Brakes
  • Safety Standards

College Credits

Advanced technical training available at Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), Northwestern Auto-Diesel College, Nashville Auto-Diesel College, Ohio Diesel Institute, and Owens Community College.

Program Highlights

  • Troubleshoot, repair, overhaul and assemble gas and diesel power-driven machinery, equipment and engines 
  • Service engines, farm tractors, heavy construction equipment and complex hydraulic systems 
  • Operate a wide-range of modern industrial equipment

Career Focus

Prepared for further education and immediate employment in mechanized equipment.


  • New Equipment Dealerships
  • Truck Stop/Emergency Road Technician
  • Parts Department Salesperson
  • Truck Rental
  • Truck Driver
  • Agricultural Equipment Technician
  • Repair Technician
  • Service Department Manager
  • Engine Diagnostic Technician
  • Transit Technician

Industrial Diesel