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 Apply
- Step 1: Admission into the GBC CTE programs.
- Step 2: MTC Scholarship Application. Application deadline for the MTC Scholarship is March 1. Please click the link above to access the MTC Scholarship application. This will open up the application in .pdf format. We recommend you save the file to your computer prior to completing and also save the completed form. You’ll need to print the completed form and submit with the other documents required (listed on page 2 of the application document).
- Step 3: GBC General Application for Admission. Must be completed to receive GBC Student ID number.
Battle Mountain: (775) 635-2318
Ely: (775) 289-3589
Pahrump Valley & Tonopah: (775) 727-2000
Winnemucca: (775) 623-4824