Diesel technology graduates have the skills to maintain all types of equipment; repair and maintain mine-related equipment including surface, underground, and exploration equipment. You will learn to repair and maintain over-the-road trucks; work for dealerships and factories performing field work and/or component rebuilding; or work in related fields such as parts supply, warehousing, equipment sales and customer relations. Study includes hands-on training, introduction to heavy equipment technology, schematics, electrical/electronic theory, mathematics, interpersonal communications, systems troubleshooting, computer skills, heavy equipment repair and maintenance and repair of hydraulic systems.
Completion of the certificate program gives you the option of moving on to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Diesel Technology.
How to get Started:
- Apply to GBC online
- Complete the CTE application
- Take your accuplacer test at the GBC Campus or one of the following Centers:
Battle Mountain: (775) 635-2318
Ely: (775) 289-3589
Pahrump Valley & Tonopah: (775) 727-2000
Winnemucca: (775) 623-4824