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    Service technicians gain skills to work at a truck dealership or independent shop.

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Diesel Technology-Truck

  • Welcome

    SCC's Diesel Technology-Truck program is designed for today's student. Industry's highest standards and exact procedures are followed throughout the program. Students are trained in all phases of over-the-road truck repair, including electrical/electronic systems, engines, power trains, suspension and steering, brake systems, hydraulics, and preventative maintenance.

    You're a Good Fit for this program because . . .

    Overview

    The Diesel Technology-Truck program is a six-quarter (18-month) program. Students are on campus in lecture/lab courses during five of those six quarters. The sixth quarter involves a unique opportunity for students to demonstrate the knowledge they have learned on campus at a cooperative education work station. During this experience, the student is paid, helping offset the costs of college. Students will spend one quarter working in an actual repair shop. Wages earned during this cooperative education training period can be used to help offset educational costs. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It also is ASE certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

    Mission

    The mission of the Diesel Technology-Truck program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level truck service technicians in truck dealerships, truck fleet service facilities, and independent truck service shops.

    Employment Outlook

    The number of jobs for diesel service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow about as fast as average. Opportunities should be very good for people who complete formal training in diesel mechanics. Graduates report an average starting salary of $12.95 per hour, with a high of $18 per hour.

    Starting Terms

    Summer Quarter, Winter Quarter.

    Welcome

    SCC's Diesel Technology-Truck program is designed for today's student. Industry's highest standards and exact procedures are followed throughout the program. Students are trained in all phases of over-the-road truck repair, including electrical/electronic systems, engines, power trains, suspension and steering, brake systems, hydraulics, and preventative maintenance.

    You're a Good Fit for this program because . . .

    Overview

    The Diesel Technology-Truck program is a six-quarter (18-month) program. Students are on campus in lecture/lab courses during five of those six quarters. The sixth quarter involves a unique opportunity for students to demonstrate the knowledge they have learned on campus at a cooperative education work station. During this experience, the student is paid, helping offset the costs of college. Students will spend one quarter working in an actual repair shop. Wages earned during this cooperative education training period can be used to help offset educational costs. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It also is ASE certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

    Mission

    The mission of the Diesel Technology-Truck program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level truck service technicians in truck dealerships, truck fleet service facilities, and independent truck service shops.

    Employment Outlook

    The number of jobs for diesel service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow about as fast as average. Opportunities should be very good for people who complete formal training in diesel mechanics. Graduates report an average starting salary of $12.95 per hour, with a high of $18 per hour.

    Starting Terms

    Summer Quarter, Winter Quarter.