Best Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician colleges in Pennsylvania 2021

Learn how to become the go-to person for diesel engine maintenance by getting a certificate or degree (or maybe even a bachelor’s) in Diesel Mechanics Technology. Diesel technician programs prepare students for careers working with diesel machines large and small, such as 18-wheelers, buses, ships, trains, generators, construction equipment like cranes and bulldozers, farming equipment like tractors, and more. You’ll learn how to keep them running and how to repair them.

Often found at community colleges and technical institutes, Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician programs are great for students who like getting their hands dirty at an advanced level. Diesel mechanics need to be technically savvy to service all types of diesel engines, so courses cover a broad range of technical skills. Lessons typically cover how to disassemble, diagnose, and reassemble diesel machines, and all about diesel engine components, such as the fuel system, chassis, powertrain, suspension, steering, brakes, electrical system, heating and AC, and the engine itself. You’ll learn how to perform tune-ups and alignments, weld for repairs, and replace parts. Highly skilled diesel mechanics are in demand by automotive service companies, car dealers, construction organizations, truck fleet maintenance departments, diesel engine manufacturers, and anywhere else diesel machines are used, sold/leased, or repaired.

Best Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician colleges in Pennsylvania for 2021

Pennsylvania College of Technology offers 2 Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 54 Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician students graduated with students earning 48 Associate's degrees, and 6 Certificates.

Luzerne County Community College offers 2 Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician degree programs. It's a small, public, two-year college in a large suburb. In 2019, 8 Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician students graduated with students earning 8 Certificates.

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List of all Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician colleges in Pennsylvania

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc Logo Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc Exton, PA     1,012
Rosedale Technical College Logo Rosedale Technical College Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
13 : 1 362
Pennsylvania College of Technology Logo Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, PA
4/5
18 : 1 4,972
Automotive Training Center-Warminster Logo Automotive Training Center-Warminster Warminster, PA     284
Johnson College Logo Johnson College Scranton, PA
4/5
16 : 1 480
Automotive Training Center-Exton Logo Automotive Training Center-Exton Exton, PA     321
New Castle School of Trades Logo New Castle School of Trades New Castle, PA   19 : 1 582
Luzerne County Community College Logo Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke, PA
3/5
49 : 1 4,920
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology Logo Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology Pleasant Gap, PA   8 : 1 160
Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center Logo Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center Johnstown, PA     183
Central Pennsylvania Diesel Institute Logo Central Pennsylvania Diesel Institute Liverpool, PA     16

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