The Diesel Tech program at Oklahoma Technical College is all about learning by doing
At our diesel tech school you will learn to inspect, diagnose, repair, and conduct failure analysis and preventative maintenance inspections on diesel engines, medium duty and heavy duty trucks.
Diesel Tech Acquired Skills:
- Steering and Suspension
- Preventative Maintenance
Get your hands dirty in our shop with medium duty and heavy duty trucks and multiple diesel engines. We believe the best way to become a successful diesel tech is to develop your skills in a hands-on environment similar to your career after graduation. We make sure you get enough time in our diesel tech lab to practice what 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 eight and a half months you’ll be fully trained for a new career in an in-demand industry working on diesel engines of all sizes. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs for Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics is growing by 9% from 2016 to 2026. 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.