Diesel Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree. Certificate. Classes at KC-Longview.

About the program:

The Diesel Technology Program prepares students for positions in the exciting world of diesel truck repair, heavy equipment repair and natural gas compression. Upon enrolling in the program, students are assisted in finding jobs with local companies that allow them to work part-time as a mechanic-in-training while attending KC. Students who graduate from this program can work as a truck technicians, heavy equipment technicians, and natural gas compression technicians. Students may elect to specialize in areas such as building engines or transmissions. The opportunities in this field are limited only by a person's desire and work ethic.

Get hands-on experience:

Program emphasis is placed on theory and actual hands-on work experience. Start with the 42-hour certificate that will take one year to complete. After that, an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diesel Technology is just six courses away. Classes begin in August.

  • Technician for Trucks
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Diesel Engines
  • Compressors
  • Fork Lifts
  • Sales
  • Parts
  • Manufacturing

Course information:

Frequently Asked Questions

For information about Diesel Technology:

Charles Childers
Instructor, Diesel Technology
(903) 236-2075