Diesel Technology

Degrees & Programs Offered

A.A.S./Diesel Technology

Diesel Course Outcomes Syllabi - Click the link and then hold down the CTRL key and F to bring up the search box, the enter the course number.

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Welcome to BMCC's Diesel Technology Program. This two-year program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree, and is designed to prepare graduates to meet job entry requirements for a variety of jobs in the the field.. The curriculum provides classroom work and practical experience in the lab. In addition to heavy truck training, this program offers training in agricultural and heavy equipment.

This program will prepare graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the heavy duty diesel engine powered equipment repair industry with the following capabilities:

Service, diagnose and repair diesel engines
Service and repair suspension and steering
Service and repair air conditioning systems
Service and replace brakes
Diagnose and repair electrical/electronic systems
Safe shop practices
Written and oral communication skills in dealing with customer service and report writing
Ability to use math in problem solving
Ability to effectively use the computer to find information, create documents and send correspondence
Understand and service basic hydraulic systems
Ability to perform basic arc and oxy-acetylene welding
Become DOT certified airbrake inspectors/adjusters 

Diesel Tech Program Required Tool List

Due to the end of the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration grant on December 31, 2009, the Diesel Technology program will no longer require a limited entry application process.  However, many of the courses are sequential and/or have prerequisites. It is imperative that students interested in the program be advised by the program coordinator prior to registering for diesel technology courses. 

Faculty & Staff

Scott Waggoner 541-278-5851
Diesel Technology Instructor

Diesel Lab Office - 541-278-5821