Diesel technology hero

Diesel Technology


Rev up your future!

What you'll learn

AED certified and feature a state-of-the-art laboratory designed to prepare graduates to work on highway trucks, construction equipment, forklifts, boats, recreation vehicles, trains and agriculture equipment.

Associate Degree

Ready to be a heavy equipment technician and highway truck technician? Our program gives you hands-on-learning on diverse machinery in our state-of-the-art labs, and your choice of welding classes or an educational internship, so you'll be ready for the job market.

Diesel Technology is evaluated and accredited by the Association of Equipment Distributors Foundation (AEDF). Membership: Northwest Diesel Industry Council (NDIC) and Oregon Trucking Association (OTA).

2 years full-time
$20,254 full program


  • Technologies like fuel systems, brake systems, hydraulics, powertrain and chassis Systems, engines, etc.
  • Math skills to find force, pressure, area, volume, horse power, torque, gear ratios, etc.
  • Industry safety standards
  • Industry tools for diagnosis, repair, and testing
  • Research and communication skills


After our two-year program, you'll be ready for a job in many different industries in need of your skills, such as truck fleets, logging fleets, construction companies, OEM dealerships, road construction contractors, parts sales, general heavy equipment repair shops, agriculture fleets, and marine repair shops.

Learn more about Diesel Technology from a former student:

two diesel technology students repair a semi-truck engine

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Faculty Spotlights

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Admissions staff - Susie, Nikki, and Rosa Maria

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