Diesel-Powered Equipment Technology


The Diesel-Powered Equipment Technology program provides practical experience in the repair and maintenance of engines, fuel systems, electrical systems, clutch and transmissions, hydraulics,
drivelines and axles, frame and suspension systems, steering systems, brake systems, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Students receive instruction in diagnosing trouble, system analysis, disassembly, replacing defective parts, reassembling, etc. The program mission is to provide technical instruction and skill development to enable students to enter employment in truck, construction, agricultural equipment, and other related fields as technicians. By working on actual diesel powered equipment, students are well prepared to enter the workforce after graduation.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,865.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,470.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Diesel Technician Helper 432Certificate
Diesel Technician Apprentice I864Certificate
Diesel Technician Apprentice II1296Certificate
Diesel Technician Assistant1728Certificate
Diesel Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Oneida Campus
180 Eli Lane
Oneida , TN 37841


First Trimester: 
DPE 0001 - Worker Characteristic
DPE 1005 - Technology Foundations
DPE 1010 - Orientation
DPE 1020 - Safety
DPE 1031 - General Shop Skills
DPE 1040 - Preventative Maintenance
DPE 1050 - Basic Diesel Theory
Second Trimester: 
DPE 0002 - Worker Characteristic
DPE 2010 - Diesel Engine Mechanical
Third Trimester: 
DPE 0003 - Worker Characteristic
DPE 3010 - Basic Electricity & Electronic
DPE 3020 - Electronic Diesel Engine Control
Fourth Trimester: 
DPE 0004 - Worker Characteristic
DPE 4010 - Brakes
DPE 4020 - Suspension and Steering
DPE 4030 - Hydraulics
Fifth Trimester: 
DPE 0005 - Worker Characteristic
DPE 5010 - Drive Trains
DPE 5020 - Heating Ventilation & AC

Books and Supplies Lists


Gabriel Kennedy

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