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Career Area: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Associate Degree
Program Number: 32-412-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Diesel Truck Technicians

Diesel Truck Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Diesel Mechanic
Diesel Technician
Heavy Equipment Operator
Service Technician
Technician/Service Writer

Average Median Wage


Diesel Truck Technician Programs

Do you have good problem-solving skills and a talent for working with mechanical systems? The trucking industry is strong, which means the need for skilled technicians is also strong. CVTC offers a Diesel Truck Technician two-year technical diploma program. This program will prepare you to inspect, analyze, and repair heavy-duty trucks and equipment. You will receive hands-on training in truck repair.

The program will teach you how to diagnose and repair:

  • Diesel engines
  • Suspension and steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Drive train
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning systems
  • Preventive maintenance inspection

CVTC instructors are Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified Heavy Duty Truck Technicians with many years of trade and teaching experience.

Through the program, you will obtain the following DOT certifications:

  • 396.25 Brake Inspector
  • 396.19 Vehicle Inspector
  • Federal 609 Air Conditioning Certification
  • Class A CDL

Many employers require National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF)/Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and Department of Transportation certification. CVTC helps you meet those requirements, giving you an edge when it comes time to start your career.

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