Become a Professional Diesel Technician

Students working on a diesel engine.

Get the Skills with Our Hands-On 18 Month* Diesel Technology Career Training Program

Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics inspect, repair, or overhaul buses, trucks, and anything else with a diesel engine.

Ohio Technical College is not just another basic diesel mechanic school. We offer valuable hands-on Diesel Technician training with our specialized ASE Master Diesel Instructors in our 18-month* signature program. We then help enhance your skills with our 3-month Generator Power Systems program and/or the opportunity for you to get your CDL license so you can road test what you repair.

Want to become a professional Diesel Technician? Contact us today to learn more!

Your Training Will Include:

  • » Diesel Engine Repair
  • » Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • » Manual Drivetrain & Chassis
  • » Suspension & Steering Systems
  • » HVAC/Transport Refrigeration
  • » Agricultural & Heavy Equipment
  • » Fuel Injection
  • » Brake & Hydraulic Systems

Hands-On Training

Training in this program is hands-on, using diesel training aids from: Cummins, Detroit, Caterpillar, Eaton and many more. In fact, all diesel students will have a chance to go through Eaton Roadranger product training.

Military Assistance

If you’re currently transitioning to civilian life or if you’ve already transitioned out, Ohio Technical College and our industry partners can make it easy for military personnel to get trained for a great career in a rewarding industry.

Career Placement Services

Graduates receive Career Placement Services designed to bridge the gap between training and employment including resume skills training, networking assistance and referrals to employers across the country.

Tools and Equipment

All power tools, hand tools and testing equipment are provided for you. Our highly trained and certified instructors are available before and after class to assist you in your studies.

Strong Industry Partners

Ohio Technical College is proud to have solid, lasting relationships with many organizations, businesses and industry entities. These partnerships not only benefit the students, but the transportation industry as a whole.

Career Opportunities

Ohio Technical College offers both Diploma and Associate Degree programs in Diesel Equipment Technology and offers a specialized curriculum, providing you with the hands-on training, technical skills and practical experience it takes to start a great career. Professionals with training in this area may pursue a variety of career options, including:

  • Diesel Technician
  • Light/Medium Duty Diesel Technician
  • Ag/Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Transport Refrigeration Technician
  • Generator Technician
  • Marine Diesel Technician
  • Diesel Transmission Specialist

Ready to become a professional Diesel Technician? Learn more!

Is Diesel Technology Career Training Right For You? Get More Info…

For more information on diesel equipment technician career training and to explore if OTC is right for you, fill out the form on this page.

To speak with a knowledgeable OTC Admissions Advisor right away, call 1-800-322-7000.

* Program length when completed in normal time.