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Diesel Systems Technician

Hours

1800 hours / 56 weeks / 14 months

Tech 1- 1050 hours/ 32 weeks / 8 months

 Tech 2- 750 hours / 23 weeks / 5.75 months

Cost

Tech 1- Tuition is approximately $3,664.50 plus books and fees

Tech 2- Tuition is approximately $2,617.50 plus books and fees

Testing Requirements

Math: 9

Reading: 9

Language: 9

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

OVERVIEW

Diagnose, repair, overhaul, and assemble diesel trucks and machinery

Maintain heavy equipment in a rapidly changing industry using a full systems approach

Use the same equipment and techniques as ASE certified professionals in a modern facility

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for certifications,  immediate employment, and further education

Average Salary

$46,030 /year

Community Partners and Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • Bozard Ford – Lincoln
  • Fields Cadillac of St. Augustine
  • Beck Chevrolet/GMC
  • Ring Power
  • LYNX
  • Great Lakes Power Service
  • Truck Crane Solutions – South
  • Waste Pro
  • Vac Con
  • N.A. Williams
  • A & F Compressed Natural Gas
  • Automotive Equipment Specialist
  • NAPA Auto Parts

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Diesel Systems Technician

Diesel Technician 1

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A DIM0101 Diesel Engine Mech/Tech Helper 150 hours
B DIM0102  Diesel electrical & Electronics Tech 300 hours
C DIM0104  Diesel Engine Techn 300 hours
D DIM0105  Diesel Brakes Tech 300 hours

Diesel Technician 2

OCP  Course Number  Course Title Course Length Hours
 A  DIM0103  Diesel Engine Preventative Maint Tech 150
B DIM0106  Diesel Heating & A/C Tech  150
C DIM0107  Diesel Steering & Suspension Tech  150
D DIM0108  Diesel Drivetrain Tech 150
E DIM0109  Diesel Hydraulic Tech  150

Industry Certifications

Automotive Service Excellence Professional Certification

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Car and Truck Dealership Technician

Fleet Repair Shop Technician

Heavy Equipment and Machinery

Parts stores Counter Representative

Large Marine Shipyard Technician

Power Generation Technician

Trains and Cranes Technician

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics industry.

83%
Completion Rate*
70%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2017 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2015-2016.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name:  Terry Smith
Email:  [email protected]
Phone:  (904) 547-3432

Name: Charles Harper
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3440

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?