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Diesel Technology

Description: The Diesel Technology Program of Study provides training in the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for employment as a maintenance technician on semi –trucks, trailers, or other diesel equipment.

GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.0 GPA

Salary: Average Salary in Georgia for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists - $52,260 (Source: O*Net Online)

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Required TCCs

DE11 Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems Technician

  • DIET 1000 - Introduction to Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety (3)
  • DIET 1010 - Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems (7)
  • Program: 10 credit hours

Choose 1 from the 2 TCCs listed below.

DTM1 Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician

  • DIET 1000 - Introduction to Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety (3)
  • DIET 1010 - Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems (7)
  • DIET 1020 - Preventive Maintenance (5)
  • DIET 2010 - Truck Brake Systems (4)
  • DIET 2020 - Truck Drive Trains (4)
  • Program: 13 Additional Credit Hours

DE21 Diesel Engine Service Technician

  • DIET 1000 - Introduction to Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety (3)
  • DIET 1010 - Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems (7)
  • DIET 1030 - Diesel Engines (6)
  • Program: 6 Additional Credit Hours

*While only two TCCs are required for graduation, students have the option to earn up to three TCCs with each being fully funded through Dual Enrollment Funding

 

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