Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology

Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology program

The Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology program provides training in a variety of diesel powered vehicles, engines and power systems. Students learn theory of operation and preventive maintenance of diesel systems and progress to actual hands-on work in the maintenance and repair of transmissions, differentials, brakes, steering and suspension, wheel alignment, hydraulics and engine rebuilding. Through the Volvo/Mack partnership, students are introduced to the latest advances in the trucking industry and can work with engine design, micro-processing, air conditioning, and transmissions. (Students are selected by the instructor and can only be admitted into the class if seating is available.)

Program Cost
$3,154.90 (Tuition and Student/Program Fees. Some courses may require additional fees.)
$719.38 (Estimated books and Materials) *
Program Length
1110 hours (15 months)
Main Campus
Open Enrollment Year Round
Classroom Availability
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.

(* NOTE: Cost of books and supplies are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication. All prices are subject to change.)
Adult College Admission Fee
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additional class fees may still apply)
Books and Supplies
Certificate Processing Fee
Pell Grants
Davis Tech Credentials
Davis Tech Certificate of Program Completion
Program Certificate - Entry Level Diesel Technician
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Diesel Brakes (ASE Student Certification and/or ASE)
Diesel Electrical/Electronics (ASE Student Certification and/or ASE)
Diesel Engines (ASE Student Certification and/or ASE)
Diesel Suspension/Steering (ASE Student Certification and/or ASE)
Diesel: Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist
Mobile Air Conditioning Society Section 609
National Technical Honor Society Member
CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
Introduction to Automotive
Placement Rates
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$14.04 $19.76 $27.45
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Speciali
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start class