Why choose Diesel Technology at PPCC?
Through active industry partnerships and a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of instructors, PPCC's Diesel Technology program can prepare you with the knowledge and skills required for employment in the medium and heavy duty diesel equipment, vehicle repair and parts-supply industry.
What do PPCC Diesel Technology students study?
Our program provides students with a broad foundation in the diesel repair field by providing them hands-on experience that prepares them for entry level positions in the field of medium and heavy duty diesel equipment and vehicle repair and parts supply. Areas of emphasis are:
- Engine repair
- Fuel supply and management
- Suspension and brakes
- Hydraulic systems operation
- Lighting and instrumentation
Classes You Might Take
Graduates of PPCC's Diesel Power Technology program are prepared to work in the following fields:
- Fleet maintenance
- Dealership service
- Heavy equipment maintenance
- Over-the-road truck maintenance
- Aftermarket parts development/specialist
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.