Downtime is expensive.
When a piece of heavy equipment, such as a combine, truck or locomotive goes down, it’s costing somebody a lot of money.
That’s why Diesel technicians are in such high demand.
Through a balanced combination of classroom sessions and hands-on projects, students in Salina Tech’s Diesel Technology Program will learn how to repair and maintain a wide range of agricultural, construction, and over the road trucking equipment, including engines, transmissions, electrical systems and hydraulics.
After completion of Salina Tech’s Diesel Technology Program, graduates will have the opportunity to pursue careers in a wide range of fields including construction, agriculture, railway and trucking repair.
This is an ASE certified NATEF program. All instructors are Master ASE Certified.
What You Will Learn
Basic Power Trains and Cab Air Conditioning.
Brakes – Hydraulic and Air.
Torque Convertors and Power Shift Transmissions.
Hydraulics, Hydrostatic Drive, Steering, and Suspension Systems.
Diesel Fuel Injection Systems.
Major Diesel Engine Overhaul, Dyno Testing, and Tune-up.
Develop communication, critical thinking, and technical skills needed to obtain employment.
Develop human relation skills and professional behavior for the workplace including appropriate business attire, attendance, punctuality, telephone and business protocol, and professionalism.
Develop an understanding of the importance of work related skills such as: working independently, teamwork, following directions, time management, problem solving and critical thinking.
Sales & Parts Representative
Electrical & Instrumentation Technician