Learn the fundamentals of the operation and preventive maintenance of heavy duty diesel systems. With hands-on training that covers a variety of diesel powered vehicles, engines and power systems, you can get a degree in heavy duty diesel service technology.
There is growing demand in the field of heavy duty diesel. Within the next 10 years, it is expected to increase by 14% and has grown over 2% in the last 2 years.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $39,900 a year.
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- Diesel Engine Specialist
- Locomotive Engineer
- Transportation Vehicle Specialist
- Rail Yard Worker
Hands-on training and technology are important. That's why we have the best diesel training equipment possible. You will be able to use this equipment to discover the systems of a diesel.
About Delta's Program
The Delta College Heavy Duty Diesel (HDD) program includes a certification exam from
the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
The HDD ASE exam provides an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of heavy duty diesel service at a master service technician level. Many employers require this ASE certification credential when hiring HDD technicians.
Additional important program features:
- Wide variety of hands-on educational settings, offering face-to-face and online classes
- Cost savings
- Study close to home on Delta College's main campus
- Access to all Delta College resources in academics, financial aid, career services and student life
Why you should choose Delta
Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has off-campus centers so you can take classes even closer to home.
You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
Facts & Figures
Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:
- Automotive Service Educational Program - Associate
- Automotive Service Technology - Associate
- Automotive Service Technology - Certificate