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Heavy Truck - Diesel

The demand for skilled diesel technicians continues to grow because trucks are a vital part of our country’s economy. Our Heavy Truck/Diesel lab is one of the highest level technology labs in the state of Ohio! This program is designed to provide students with practical instruction in the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of trucks, buses, and other diesel-powered equipment. Heavy Truck/Diesel students work with a variety of equipment from small trucks to tractor-trailers. Students are trained in the following certificated curriculum areas: diesel and gasoline engines, air/hydraulic brake systems, steering/suspension systems, electrical systems, drive train, and heating/air-conditioning systems (including transport refrigeration and mechanical and electronic fuel injection).


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Diesel Technician Trainee
Truck/Auto Parts Sales Representative Truck Driver
Heavy Equipment Technician Maintenance Technician
Vehicle Component Technician (servicing alternators, air compressors, tires, starters, etc.)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH FURTHER EDUCATION
Parts/Service Manager
Operating Equipment Apprentice
Owner/Operator
Shop Supervisor
Fleet Manager

*    Average Salary Range: $28,000- $85,000
*    Based on skill level, education and experience

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