Florence-Darlington Technical College’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Repair Certificate program helps prepare students with basic heavy-duty diesel training. Graduates typically begin careers at regional Heavy-Duty OEM dealerships, franchised repair facilities, independent repair shops and parts businesses. Some of the position titles include technician, service advisor, and parts personnel. The program offers training in the areas of diesel industry safety, tooling and equipment, component identification and function. Classes and labs allow students to learn heavy duty diesel related subjects: preventive maintenance, electricity, engines, diesel fuel systems, transmissions/drivetrains, air brakes, hydraulic, and steering/suspension.
The Diesel and Heavy Equipment Certificate also provides an alternate pathway to a degree. More information can be found here: Automotive Technology - Diesel Option)
This certificate is a 2- year evening program on T and Th evenings.
PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
• High School Diploma or GED