Printed on 9/22/2023

Diesel Technology Assistant

61-412-2 Certificate (C) 4 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Begin your career in the high-demand diesel industry with the Diesel Technology Assistant certificate. Through training in our hands-on lab, you’ll learn how to assist installation, maintenance and repair workers. Gain the skills needed to maintain and repair vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment.


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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Introduction to Diesel Technology

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10412102
    • Credits: 4.00

    Introduces the diesel shop environment, and emphasizes shop safety and general shop practices. Introduces over the road commercial motor vehicle preventative maintenance, and prepares students for success in the core diesel program classes.

    Prereq: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105 OR active in Diesel Tech Asst CERT; Coreq: Diesel Uniforms 94412002

Expected Competencies

For more information visit our Credit For Prior Learning page.