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Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT)

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

City: Kirkland
Province/State: Washington
College Website: www.lwtech.edu
Programs: Diesel • Heavy Equipment

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S): Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician Program Summary:
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician A.A.S degree educates and mentors students in the latest technology, equipment, ideals, and fuel systems that power the diesel and heavy equipment industry today and in the future both close to home and at locations worldwide. It prepares students for lifelong learning and skill development, help students realize their potential to be successful at their careers and improve our community, economy and environment.

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician A.A.S degree students learn how to diagnose problems and perform repairs on various vehicle components including engines, fuel, cooling, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, brake, suspension, undercarriage, power-shift and drive-train systems in the trucking and heavy equipment industry. Students will spend their first term training in a transportation core curriculum. The laboratory area simulates an industry environment. Students who have met the course objectives may be placed in a cooperative work experience to further develop their skills on the job.

Certificate of Proficiency: Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician Program Summary:
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician certificate students learn how to identify problems and perform maintenance on various vehicle components including fuel, cooling, electrical, hydraulic, brake, suspension, and drive-train systems in the trucking and heavy equipment industry. Students will spend their first term of training in a transportation core curriculum. The laboratory area simulates an industry environment. Students who have met the course objectives may be placed in a cooperative work experience to further develop their skills on the job.

Program Contact Details:
Contact: Gary Smith
Phone: 425.739.8367
E-mail: [email protected]

LWIT is one of 34 community and technical two-year institutions of higher education in Washington state. The college currently has over 250 experienced faculty members and serves more than 4,000 students every year. We are centrally located in Washington state’s high tech corridor, with a main campus in Kirkland and a branch campus near Marymoor Park in Redmond.

The college features small class sizes, modern equipment and hands-on training that simulates an actual job environment.