College Website: www.lcsc.edu
Diesel Technology Program Summary:
The Diesel Technology Program provides a well-rounded education in the service and repair of trucks and heavy equipment related to areas including farming, logging, marine, locomotive, and construction. Students learn theory and gain shop practice in diesel engines, safety, hydraulics, DC electrical systems and microcomputers, power trains, brakes, and chassis and suspension. Students learn comprehensive safety training applicable to the work environment. Employment opportunities are available with a wide variety of diverse companies including trucking, logging, mining, construction, general and specialty repair shops, dealerships, and government agencies including the park service, the state, county shops, city shops, and other state and federal agencies.
Upon completion of the Diesel Technology Program, the student will have the basic skills to:
Use specialized tools and equipment.
Have basic knowledge of diesel engines, safety, hydraulics, DC electrical systems and microcomputers, power trains, brakes, and chassis and suspensions.
Use basic skills to be an entry-level technician in the service and repair of trucks and heavy equipment related to areas including farming, logging, marine, locomotive and construction equipment.
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) Degree
Program Contact Details:
Toll Free: 800.933.5272
For the past four years, LCSC has been ranked as one of the top public colleges in the West in the Comprehensive-Bachelor’s Degree categories – including No. 1 in 2002 and 2005 – by U.S. News & World Report in its rankings of colleges and universities. The honor is well deserved. With its beautiful campus, small classes and superb faculty dedicated to teaching and the learning experience of each student, LCSC is often described as a public institution with the feel and quality of a private college.
Lewis-Clark State is unique in the mix of learning opportunities it provides. LCSC remains the most affordable public college/university in Idaho. The college offers undergraduate instruction in the liberal arts and sciences, as well as in professional and applied technical programs. Students reap the benefits of a smaller campus that maintains big opportunities for practical experience and research related to their studies.