Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Power-packed programs with specialized training that employers want most.

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis

Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Caterpillar Equipment Emphasis

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Caterpillar Equipment Emphasis

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician

Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician

Certificate

At Penn College, our programs are designed for outcomes.

We have strong industry connections that allow us to bridge the skills gap by offering advanced training in areas demanding attention. Our diesel and power generation programs are a testament to the success of this approach. Graduates of these programs are highly recruited during on-campus career fairs and find jobs immediately upon graduation.

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Diesel Technology (A.A.S.)

Get hands-on experience working with all types of late-model commercial vehicles, their systems, and related components.

Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis (A.A.S.)

Learn the technical skills to evaluate, test, and troubleshoot power generators.

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Caterpillar Equipment Emphasis (A.A.S.)

Thanks to our partnership with Caterpillar, you'll learn how to repair and maintain the latest brand-name equipment. 

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis (A.A.S.)

Training in our extensive 48,000-square foot lab space, you'll hone the technical skills to maintain, service, and repair industry workhorses. 

Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician Certificate

This fully-loaded program pulls together the diverse skillset needed to launch a career as an entry-level technician in diesel truck preventative maintenance.

Bachelor Degree Pathway

Combine technical know-how with the leadership and administrative expertise needed to rise to a management position with an Automotive Technology Management degree.

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Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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