College Website: http://catalog.gadsdenstate.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=5&poid=462&returnto=260
Programs: Diesel Certificate
Diesel Certificate Program Summary:
This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in the field of Diesel Mechanics. Each student receives training in each of the systems utilized by diesel-powered and gas-powered equipment. Diesel mechanics repair and maintain machines such as farm equipment, automobiles, buses, trucks, railroad equipment, generators, and construction equipment.
For the certificate in Diesel Mechanics, the student must complete a minimum of 56 credit hours—43 in technical courses and a minimum of 13 hours in general education courses—all of which must be approved by the advisor.
Program Contact: Stephanie Stuelp, Advisor
E-mail: [email protected]
Campus: Ayers, Diesel Building
With six campuses in Northeast Alabama, Gadsden State is within a short drive for thousands of area students. Whether you are studying for an associate degree before transferring to a four-year college, learning a technical skill to get a jump start on a fantastic career, or pursuing a new career direction, terrific instructors and advanced technology will help put you on the path to your career goals.
Gadsden has a population of about 50,000. Its location in northeast Alabama makes it easily accessible to other major cities like Birmingham (1 hour away by car), Huntsville (1-1/2 hours), Chattanooga, Tennessee (1-1/2 hours), and Atlanta, Georgia (2 hours). One of the largest shopping areas in America is within a half hour’s drive in Boaz, Alabama.