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Diesel Technology Program

WyoTech students receive high quality career training

Diesel Technology

Diesel is more than just trucks - it's a driving force behind today's technology. Think about all the vehicles and equipment running on diesel engines - oil rigs, power plants, hydraulic systems, locomotives, cargo ships, farming equipment, construction vehicles, mining equipment, and of course diesel trucks.

At WyoTech, students will get hands-on experience with a variety of diesel engines and power systems. Our instructors make sure students are able to work with machines produced by some of the top names in the diesel industry, such as: Cummins, Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, John Deere, and more.

The Diesel Technology program includes courses in:

  • Engine Management Systems and Accessories
  • Fluid, Power and Electrical Systems
  • Engines
  • Power Trains

You'll study diesel engine theory and design, engine performance, cooling systems, lubrication systems, induction exhaust and after-treatment systems, hydrostatic transmissions, charging systems, heavy-duty torque converters, power train principles, heavy-duty clutches, transport refrigeration, brake air systems, steering alignment, and so much more.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our diesel technology program may seek careers in:

  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance
  • Locomotive Maintenance
  • Over-the-road truck maintenance
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Dealership service
  • Aftermarket parts development/specialist

Campuses that offer the Diesel Technology Program Core*

Specialties in the Diesel Technology Core*

Students in the Diesel Technology Program can choose to specialize in the following:

* Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations.


Featured Specialty Course

High Performance PowertrainHigh Performance Powertrain is a specialty of the Diesel Technology Core CourseHigh Performance Powertrains The objective of our High Performance Powertrains concentration is to provide the student with up-to-date specialty training in many high-performance applications of diesel and automotive upgrades. Student will receive trainin...

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WyoTech News & Events

WyoTech Graduates Build 1966 Ford Mustang in AustinOct 27th 2015WyoTech is proud to be part of a custom 1966 Ford Mustang build for the United States Military Education Association -- the car was built out last week at Richard Wood Kustoms in Austin, Texas and will be revealed next week at SEMA. Watch it live now! https://video.nest.com/live/BDoWM7

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Mazda & WyoTech Partner to Train Next-Generation Automotive TechniciansAug 13th 2015IRVINE, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2015) -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced a three-year partnership with WyoTech, one of the country's premier technical training institutes, which will allow students to graduate as certified Mazda technicians. Mazda will also use WyoTech's state-of-the-art training facilities in Blairsville, Pa. and Laramie, Wyo. to train its top dealership personnel on advanced courses throughout the year.

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Student Testimonials

Caleb TroyerWyoTech Graduate
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"WyoTech was well worth the money and time that I spent. I learned a lot about cars, met a lot of people and had a lot of fun. If I was asked to do it again, I'd do it in a heartbeat."