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Shelton State Community College

City: Tuscaloosa
Province/State: Alabama
College Website: http://www.sheltonstate.edu/instruction/construction_transportation/diesel_mechanics.aspx
Mechanic Programs: Diesel Mechanics (certificate)

Diesel Mechanics Program Summary:
The Diesel Mechanics Technology program is a study of engines manufactured by Caterpillar, Cummings, Detroit Diesel, International, John Deere, and other companies. These power plants are used in trucks, earth moving equipment, farm tractors, generators, locomotives, and marine applications. All vehicle systems are covered in the program including transmissions, hydraulics, electrical systems, brakes, and computer controls.

Students may earn a Certificate. Students enrolled full-time may complete a certificate in as little as three to four semesters (12 to 18 months).

What requirements do I need in order to enroll?
A student without a high school diploma or GED Certificate is eligible to enter this program. Students without a high school diploma or GED and applying for financial aid must take the Ability-to-Benefit test prior to enrolling. For information on the Ability-to-Benefit test, please call 205.391.2232.

Program Contact Details:
Contact: John Speights
Phone: 205.391.2431
Email: jspeights@sheltonstate.edu
Office: Martin Campus

Shelton State Community College is a broad based institution offering excellent academic, career, and technical education at two Tuscaloosa locations, the Martin Campus and the C.A. Fredd Campus. In addition to being among the largest two-year colleges in Alabama, we are honored to be designated as an Historically Black College as well as Alabama’s Community College of the Fine Arts. Furthermore, we offer Adult Education services, including GED preparation and English as a Second Language, and a full range of Workforce Development programming and training to meet West Alabama’s ever-increasing demands for a better prepared workforce.

You will find a warm, friendly, student centered environment at Shelton State Community College. Whether your plans include completing a two-year transfer program, pursuing technical training leading to a high paying career field, preparing for your GED, or participating in our LifeLong Learning or Community Education programs, we are here to serve you.