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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.

Programs


Diesel Construction Equipment Service Technician (FABTECH) (TD)

55 Credits Location: Oshkosh

Get the skills you need to perform preventive maintenance, field service and repairs on a variety of compact and heavy Caterpillar® construction equipment. You’ll also 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](https://www.fabickcat.com/our-company/education-programs/), your exclusive Cat Dealer for the entire state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and throughout major portions of Missouri and Illinois. This technical diploma is one of two required. The 40 credits earned in the Diesel Engine Service Technician program will apply, leaving you with just 15 additional credits needed to complete this technical diploma.

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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](https://www.fabickcat.com/our-company/education-programs/), your exclusive Cat Dealer for the entire state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and throughout major portions of Missouri and Illinois. This technical diploma is one of two required. The 40 credits earned in this program are applied to either the Diesel Construction Equipment Service Technician program or the Diesel Power Generation & Marine Service Tech program.

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Diesel Equipment Mechanic (TD)

34 Credits Location: Appleton

Get the entry-level skills you need to get started in a high-demand career in commercial motor vehicle maintenance and repair. With this technical diploma, you’ll receive classroom theory and hands-on training in heavy-duty diesel engine maintenance, air and hydraulic brake systems, drivetrains, steering and suspensions, and electrical systems. You’ll have the opportunity to work on our fleet of over 75 diesel-powered over-the-road tractors and 55 trailers giving you a broad learning experience.

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Diesel Equipment Technology (AAS)

65 Credits Location: Appleton

Skilled diesel technicians are in high demand. Get the skills you need for a great career in commercial motor vehicle maintenance, repair and advanced diagnostics. With this associate degree, you’ll receive in-depth theory and extensive hands-on training in heavy-duty diesel engine maintenance, air brake and hydraulic brake systems, drivetrains, steering and suspensions, and electrical systems. You’ll also gain skills in diesel engine rebuild and repair, engine systems, computer control systems and advanced drivetrain systems while you work on our fleet of over 75 diesel-powered over-the-road tractors and 55 trailers. 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

This program will give you the hands-on training needed to perform generator maintenance, engine overhauls, repairs, tune-ups, testing, fuel system repairs and diagnostics. In addition, you’ll learn how to do field service on Caterpillar® equipment. You’ll 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](https://www.fabickcat.com/our-company/education-programs/), your exclusive Cat Dealer for the entire state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and throughout major portions of Missouri and Illinois. This technical diploma is one of two required. The 40 credits earned in the Diesel Engine Service Technician program will apply, leaving you with just 15 additional credits needed to complete this technical diploma.

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Students and faculty from the Diesel Technology programs celebrated the arrival of a truck donation from Reyes Fleet Management in Milwaukee.

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Types of Offerings



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