Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Diesel Systems Technician

Learn to become a professional diesel maintenance technician!

The Diesel Systems Technician Program prepares students for a medium and heavy-duty truck, trailers, and diesel engines technician career. Diesel systems technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnostics, and repairs on Tractors, Trailers, and other diesel engine powered equipment. This program is an 1800-hour partnership between Sheridan Technical College and our partnering companies such as Peterbilt, International, Cummins, Caterpillar, Perkins, Freightliner, Paccar, Detroit Diesel, Toro, Meritor, Bendix, and Kenworth just to name a few. The Diesel Systems Technician program has job placement opportunities in heavy and medium duty truck, marine diesel, off road and construction equipment repair shops and dealerships. This 1800-hour training program incorporates classroom instruction with hands-on work experience while under the supervision of a Master Technician, maintaining and repairing a fleet of over 50 trucks and trailers here on campus. You will gain a foundation that incorporates diesel engine systems technology, mechanical skills, and academic skills along with access to OEM (original equipment manufacturer) training that is recognized by dealerships and repair shops nationwide. The curriculum integration of theory and hands-on practice prepares students to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests for each area with the highest caliber of student being able to graduate as a Master ASE technician with all seven (7) ASEs. 

Enroll in our Diesel Systems Technician program today.

For more information on program cost, schedule, content, and admission requirements, see the program flyer or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

Program Info

Program Length:

1800 hrs I Full Time 18 months / 60 weeks

Program Offered to New Students:

July 21, 2023
October 10, 2023
January 12, 2024
April 4, 2024
June 18, 2024