Diesel Systems Technician Program
Hands-on training supported by theory to provide qualified technicians.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster. The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe efficient work practices.
- Diesel Systems Technician
Employment of diesel service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 5% from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $22.41 hourly or $46,610 annually.
The entire program is 1800 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Diesel Engine Mechanic/Technician Helper||150 Hours
|OCP B||Diesel Electrical and Electronics Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP C||Diesel Engine Preventative Maintenance Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP D||Diesel Engine Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP E||Diesel Brakes Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP F||Diesel Heating and Air Conditioning Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP G||Diesel Steering and Suspension Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP H||Diesel Drivetrain Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP I||Diesel Hydraulics Technician||150 Hours|
|Total Hours: 1800|
Location & Schedule:
Diesel Systems Technician is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.|
Monday - Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.|
Friday from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Full time)
Monday - Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Part time)
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/diesel-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm.