Diesel Technology Program
WyoTech students receive high quality career training
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
- 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.
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:
- Advanced Diesel
- Applied Service Management
- DATE for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks
- Diesel-Auto Vehicle Technology
- High Performance Powertrain
- Light-duty Diesel
- Motorsports Chassis Fabrication
- Off-Road Power Concentration
- Street Rod and Custom Fabrication
* Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations.
Jessi Combs - WyoTech Success Story2004 Graduate
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Advanced DieselAdvanced Diesel is a specialty of the Diesel Technology Core CourseAdvanced Diesel The objective of our Advanced Diesel course is to provide students with the training to repair and diagnose problems on diesel engines. Students work on Peterbilt and Kenworth heavy-duty trucks and learn to inspect, repair, and perfor...
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