The program will prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles and heavy equipment. Students will learn how to maintain and repair diesel engines, suspension and steering systems, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, conduct preventative maintenance inspections, drive trains, gasoline engine mechanics, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair. This program is ideal for those looking to begin their diesel career as an entry level diesel technician or a student considering a generalized program to pursue further study at a four-year university.
Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.
Kansas State Wide Transfer course (T►)
Milestone Courses - Courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).
This course is offered online (O)
These classes are in high demand and fill quickly. Enrollment is limited.
NATEF ASE (Automotive Serve Excellence) and AED (Associated Equipment Distributors)
Additional Costs/Tool Requirements
Additional lab fees are assessed to each program course and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools by the end of the first week of class.
Office: BOE 410