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    Career & Technical Education

    Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment Technology

    Program Description

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    The Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment Technology program is an introduction into the core areas of the diesel service industry. Students learn how to inspect, diagnose, repair and service diesel engines, drive train, brakes, suspension & steering, electrical/electronic systems, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), cab Inspection and hydraulics.


    Completer Courses

    • Diesel Power Technology 1
    • Diesel Power Technology 2

    Schools Offering Completer

    • CAT North

    Potential Certifications

    • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Entry-Level Certification
    • Safety and Pollution Prevention Certification (S/P2)
    • Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Certifications
    • EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification

    Career Opportunities upon Program Completion

    • Truck Mechanic and Diesel Engine Specialist ($42,340 - $76,560)
    • Mobile Truck Mecanic ($45,940 - $85,340)
    • Industrial Machinery Mechanic ($40,440 - $83,940)
    • Service Advisor

    Career Opportunities with Additional Education and Training

    • Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians ($60,210 - $102,640)
    • Mechanical Engineer ($66,840 - $162,860)
    • Mechatronics Engineer ($42,520 - $176,280)
    • Business Owner

    Success Stories


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