LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    May 21, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diesel Technology, CD

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The Diesel Technology credit diploma is designed to prepare students for employment in the diesel industry. This one year program is the foundation toward employment in the diesel industry. Semesters are not sequential and may be taken in any order. Safety must be taken in the first semester.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Diesel Technology program website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Trades & Technical Studies pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare for ASE student testing as step one of professional level certification.
  2. Develop diagnostic troubleshooting techniques using information systems.
  3. Reassemble diesel systems using informational technology and comprehensive failure analysis.
  4. Demonstrate standard shop operations.

First Semester


  • Completion of Intro to Industrial Safety and the first semester of the Diesel Technology Credit Diploma.

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Second Semester

Choice Points

  • Enter the job market or continue working on the Trades & Technical Studies AAS.


  • Completion of the Diesel Technology Credit Diploma.

Semester Total: 15 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 33 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. Possible careers in or related to diesel technology include Diesel Repair Technician, Diesel Repairman, and Diesel Technician.

Additional information on careers in Diesel Technology is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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