Diesel Power Technology

This is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified Program by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and Associated Equipment Distributors (AED)​ Recognized Secondary Diesel Program.


The Diesel Power Technology program prepares the student to service and repair a wide variety of diesel powered vehicles and equipment. Coursework provides training in: the inspection, diagnosis, repair and service of diesel engines, brakes, suspensions & steering; electrical/electronic systems; heating, ventilation & air conditioning; preventative maintenance inspection; and hydraulic systems.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES includes position as diesel technicians and specialists, as well as business ownership.

Associated Certification Available:


Level One: Diesel Power 2 Credit 2 Semesters
Level Two: Diesel Power
Technical Math
3 Credits
1 Credit
2 Semesters
Optional Third Year Work Based Learning 4 Credits 2 Semesters


Level One


Level 2




Articulated Credits available by review at Pennsylvania College of Technology, University of Northwestern Ohio and various technical schools


Link for the statewide articulation agreements: http://www.mdcteprograms.org/affiliate/articulation.php