Oklahoma Technical College is all about doing what you learn
At OTC’s diesel technology program, you will learn how to inspect, diagnose, and conduct failure analysis and perform preventative maintenance inspections and repairs on everything from diesel engines to steering systems on medium and heavy duty trucks.
Diesel Tech Acquired Skills:
- Electrical and Electronics
- Steering and Suspension
- Transmissions and Clutches
- Preventative Maintenance
Prepare to get your hands dirty as you apply your learned knowledge on medium and heavy duty trucks. Complete diesel engine teardown and assembly, fuel systems analysis and more… OTC believes the best way to become a successful diesel tech is to develop your skills in a hands-on environment similar to the career area workspace after graduation, making sure you get enough time in the diesel lab to put into practice whatever you learned in the classroom.
Tools for Success
Upon completion of the program you will receive an entry level toolkit*, hand picked by our instructors, to provide you with the necessary tools to bring success to the workplace.
•See your admissions representative for details.
Start preparing for ASE certification in as little 9 months
In as little as nine months you’ll be fully trained for an entry level technician in a new career that is in a high demand industry working on all components of medium and heavy duty commercial vehicles. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs for Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028.
Noteworthy employers of our Diesel Tech graduates include:
- Broken Arrow Public Schools
- MHC Kenworth
- Premier Truck Group
- Trimac Transportation
- Melton Truck Lines
- Miller Truck Lines
- Summit Truck Group
- Rush Peterbilt
- Fleet Services of Tulsa Inc
- Ditch Witch
If you’re on this page, you’ve probably asked yourself “What does a Diesel Tech do?
The field of Diesel Technology is for people who never outgrew their love for trucks of any size (but the bigger the better), those who always wanted to know how these trucks work and why they require such specific maintenance. Most importantly, this is a program that interests people that have always wanted a job where they can get their hands dirty while doing something they love.
More on Diesel Technology: