Diesel Technology

Diesel Mechanic School

J-Tech’s Diesel Technology program is designed to deliver more than just classroom instruction. Our dedicated faculty partnered with industry professionals and local employers to design a curriculum that prepares graduates for the real world of diesel technology. Built around industry recognized ASE certifications, we’re getting our students ready for the realities of the workplace by providing practical training in a fully functioning shop with the latest equipment and experienced instructors who are there to help you succeed.

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Diesel Technician and Mechanic

Specialized Diesel tech training at J-Tech

Some careers just have built-in job security. When we’re talking about a career that supports a critical part of our economy—the transportation industry—it’s easy to see why there are 24,300 new jobs expected to be added every year for diesel technicians.*

Transportation is the backbone of our economy in many ways. And qualified diesel mechanics are the ones who keep the wheel turning and engines running that deliver essential items just about everywhere on the planet. We’re doing our part to keep America moving by helping students get the hands-on training and skills they need to join the diesel technology industry.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/diesel-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm

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Shift your future in a new direction with a career in diesel technology.

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This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

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Advance Your Opportunities
to the Next Level

Once you’ve completed the program and earned your associate’s degree in Diesel Technology, you’ll be eligible to apply to our Diesel Advanced Technology Education Program. J-Tech is one of only three training centers in the U.S. authorized to offer this elite program and acceptance into the program can open the door to even more opportunities!


Industry-Recognized Course Certification

Curriculum Designed and Taught by Volvo/Mack Professionals

Increased Job Opportunities Across the U.S. and Mexico

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Diesel technology Program

J-Tech’s Diesel Technology program focuses on training students to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and their various systems. That includes diesel engines, suspension and steering, drive train components that include transmissions and axles, brakes, preventative maintenance inspection, electrical/electronic systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and more. 

As a student in our Diesel Technology program, you'll also have access to the following benefits:

26,000 square foot diesel lab fully equipped with advanced training and diagnostic equipment.

Support from experienced instructors to prepare you for the ASE certification testing.

Valuable insights and networking opportunities from J-Tech’s network of industry contacts.

613 piece professional tool set that is yours to keep upon graduation.

Access to J-Tech’s Diesel Advanced Technology Education Program after graduation.

Career placement support and assistance.

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Diesel technology Student

J-Tech’s Diesel Technology program prepares students for entry level careers in the diesel industry by focusing on both the technical skills required to obtain ASE certification, and the business and people skills that provide graduates with more opportunities and allow them to advance in the industry.

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