Best Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician colleges in Texas 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 Texas for 2021

Lone Star College System
The Woodlands, TX

Lone Star College System offers 3 Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician degree programs. It's a very large, public, two-year college in a small city. In 2019, 44 Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician students graduated with students earning 38 Certificates, and 6 Associate's degrees.

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List of all Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician colleges in Texas

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie Logo Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, TX   24 : 1 1,339
Universal Technical Institute-Dallas Fort Worth Logo Universal Technical Institute-Dallas Fort Worth Irving, TX   46 : 1 1,612
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Logo Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Houston, TX     1,479
Texas State Technical College Logo Texas State Technical College Waco, TX
2/5
20 : 1 10,720
Western Technical College Logo Western Technical College El Paso, TX   22 : 1 1,310
Southwest Texas Junior College Logo Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde, TX
2/5
52 : 1 6,911
Amarillo College Logo Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
2/5
50 : 1 9,739
Texarkana College Logo Texarkana College Texarkana, TX
2/5
41 : 1 4,092
Lamar Institute of Technology Logo Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont, TX
2/5
51 : 1 4,015
San Jacinto Community College Logo San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
2/5
61 : 1 32,452
St Philip's College Logo St Philip's College San Antonio, TX
2/5
60 : 1 12,962
El Paso Community College Logo El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
2/5
67 : 1 29,080
Del Mar College Logo Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
2/5
36 : 1 12,008
South Texas College Logo South Texas College McAllen, TX
2/5
52 : 1 33,054
Odessa College Logo Odessa College Odessa, TX
2/5
51 : 1 6,828
Platt College-STVT-San Antonio Logo Platt College-STVT-San Antonio San Antonio, TX     612
South Plains College Logo South Plains College Levelland, TX
2/5
35 : 1 9,212
Kilgore College Logo Kilgore College Kilgore, TX
2/5
38 : 1 5,584
Laredo College Logo Laredo College Laredo, TX
2/5
55 : 1 10,200
Eastfield College Logo Eastfield College Mesquite, TX
2/5
115 : 1 16,505

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