Students develop the skills necessary to repair, maintain, diagnose malfunctions and prescribe corrective action for:
- diesel and hybrid-powered highway vehicles
- industrial equipment
- marine vehicles
- diesel service management
- theory and skills of refrigeration, electronic and mechanical fuel injection
- chassis maintenance
- vehicle inspection and tune-up
- engine overhaul and transmission repair
- brake service
- handling of hazardous waste
- problem solving and transferability of skills
Opportunity to earn certification in:
- Stationary Refrigeration (608)
- Motor Vehicle Air-Conditioning (609)
- Allison Transmission Certification
- Level 1 Eaton Hybrid Certification
Graduates are prepared to take the Pennsylvania Vehicle Safety Inspection Examination and upon graduating from the program and securing two years of diesel work experience, graduates are prepared for the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Examination in heavy truck mechanics.
Students can complete 2 associate's degree programs in 3 years by enrolling in the dual degree option.
Graduates have a diverse set of skills and abilities that could prepare them for employment in the natural gas industry. Read more...