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Get the skills you need to repair and maintain diesel engines. Great careers are available as a diesel mechanic, diesel technician, forklift mechanic, heavy duty equipment salesperson or truck mechanic.

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Diesel Construction Equipment Service Technician (FABTECH) (TD)

55 Credits Location: Oshkosh

There is a shortage of skilled diesel engine specialists. This program will provide you with the skills required to perform preventive maintenance, field service and repairs on a variety of compact and heavy Caterpillar® construction equipment. You also will obtain skills in engine testing, diagnostics, engine overhauling, air conditioning and shop safety. In a year, you could be on the job earning a good income at [Fabick Cat](www.fabco.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=301&Itemid=1000), your exclusive Cat Dealer for the entire state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and throughout major portions of Missouri and Illinois.

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Diesel Engine Service Technician (FABTECH) (TD)

40 Credits Location: Oshkosh

There is a shortage of skilled diesel engine specialists. This program will provide you with the skills required to perform engine overhauls, testing, fuel system repairs and diagnostics on Caterpillar® diesel engines. In less than a year, you could be on the job earning a good income at [Fabick Cat](www.fabco.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=301&Itemid=1000), your exclusive Cat Dealer for the entire state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and throughout major portions of Missouri and Illinois.

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Diesel Equipment Mechanic (TD)

48 Credits Location: Appleton

Diesel technicians with advanced diagnostic and analytical expertise are in demand. Get the skills you need to repair and maintain electronic-controlled diesel engines, air conditioning systems, electronic-controlled air brake systems and drive lines. Because you’ll be working directly on FVTC’s fleet of 60 diesel powered tractors, you’ll have a unique opportunity for hands-on learning every day "in the shop" dealing with real-life customer and vehicle issues. This setting builds your technical expertise and helps you learn to use the complex equipment needed to diagnose and correct problems. You will have the skills to service any type of diesel-powered equipment.

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Diesel Equipment Technology (AAS)

66 Credits Location: Appleton

Diesel technicians with advanced diagnostic and analytical expertise are in demand. Get the skills you need to repair and maintain electronic-controlled diesel engines, air conditioning systems, electronic-controlled air brake systems and drive lines. Because you’ll be working directly on FVTC’s fleet of 60 diesel powered tractors, you’ll have a unique opportunity for hands-on learning every day "in the shop" dealing with real-life customer and vehicle issues. This setting builds your technical expertise and helps you learn to use the complex equipment needed to diagnose and correct problems. You will have the skills to service any type of diesel-powered equipment. The addition of math, communication and social science courses provides you with a well-rounded education to help advance your career.

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Diesel Power Generation & Marine Service Tech (FABTECH) (TD)

55 Credits Location: Oshkosh

There is a shortage of skilled diesel engine specialists. This program will provide you with the skills required to perform generator maintenance, engine overhauls, repairs, tune-ups, testing, fuel system repairs and diagnostics. In addition, you will learn how to do field service on Caterpillar® equipment. You will obtain additional skills in advanced math, electrical power generation, air conditioning, electrical and shop safety. In a year, you could be on the job earning a good income at [Fabick Cat](www.fabco.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=301&Itemid=1000), your exclusive Cat Dealer for the entire state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and throughout major portions of Missouri and Illinois.

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AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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