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Great Basin College (GBC)

City: Elko
Province/State: Nevada
College Website: http://www2.gbcnv.edu
Programs: Diesel Mechanic

Certificate of Achievement in Diesel Technology Program Summary:
Diesel technology graduates have the skills to maintain all types of equipment; repair and maintain mine-related equipment including surface, underground, and exploration equipment. You will learn to repair and maintain over-the-road trucks; work for dealerships and factories performing field work and/or component rebuilding; or work in related fields such as parts supply, warehousing, equipment sales and customer relations. Study includes hands-on training, introduction to heavy equipment technology, schematics, electrical/electronic theory, mathematics, interpersonal communications, systems troubleshooting, computer skills, heavy equipment repair and maintenance and repair of hydraulic systems.

Completion of the certificate program gives you the option of moving on to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Diesel Technology.

Duration: One Year

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)Degree: Diesel Technology Program Summary:
Diesel technology graduates have the skills to maintain all types of equipment; repair and maintain mine-related equipment including surface, underground, and exploration equipment. You will learn to repair and maintain over-the-road trucks; work for dealerships and factories performing field work and/or component rebuilding; or work in related fields such as parts supply, warehousing, equipment sales and customer relations. Study includes hands-on training, introduction to heavy equipment technology, schematics, electrical/electronic theory, mathematics, interpersonal communications, systems troubleshooting, computer skills, heavy equipment repair and maintenance and repair of hydraulic systems.

Duration: Two Year

Program Contact Details:
Contact: Chris Marshall
Phone: 775.753.2175
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact: Bret Murphy
Phone: 775.753.2217
E-mail:[email protected]

Great Basin College covers 63,000 square miles, two time zones, and six of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. The main campus in Elko is a comprehensive residential college. Centers are located in Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump, and Winnemucca. There are satellite facilities in over a dozen communities across northern Nevada and our Internet campus continues to grow rapidly. We are very committed to working with the communities in all of our locations to meet their educational needs.