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, you'll get hands-on experience working with a variety of diesel engines and power systems. Our instructors make sure you're able to work with machines produced by some of the top names in the diesel industry.

The Diesel Technology core training program includes coursework in:

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.

Required Core Courses

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How long does it take to complete our Diesel Technology Program?

  • 6 - Month Core Program
  • 3 - Month Specialty Program
  • 9 - Month Diploma or Degree

Diesel Technology Career Opportunities*

Graduates of our Diesel Technology program may seek entry-level careers* in:

*Employment is not guaranteed, but career services help is available for students and graduates.

** Source: O*Net Online Sample of Reported Job Titles & Job Zone: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists; https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3031.00. Industry job titles are provided as a sample, and may require additional training, licensure, or certification. Individual levels or responsibility and specific job titles vary by employer need and industry demand.

*Compiled from: O*Net Online Skills, Abilities, Work Styles: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists; https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3031.00

Campuses That Offer diesel technology*

Specialty Programs In The diesel technology Core**

Click below to learn more about what out diesel technology students can specialize in:

* Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations

** At least one core program must be completed along with the student's choice of specialty concentration program in order to satisfy curriculum requirements. Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations.

How much will it cost to complete your training in diesel technology

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