Diesel Systems Technician 1
Industry Certification: ASE T6 Medium/Heavy Duty Electrical and ASE T2 Medium/Heavy Truck Technician.
Train to be: Diesel Engine Specialist and Bus and Truck Mechanic.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.
The content includes but is not limited to maintaining and repairing diesel engines and electrical systems; reconditioning diesel fuel injection systems; overhauling diesel engines; and performing diesel engine preventive maintenance.
The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe efficient work practices.
Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.
Job Placement Assistance: Maybe eligible for assistance through CareerSource Suncoast.
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For more information: Contact Nicole Kirchberg: 941.751.7900 x 46161,
MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
1. Apply to MTC at https://www.manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session handout: Click Here (PDF, 1.5MB)
3. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here (YouTube video)
4. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/students/quick-docs/
For more information contact Nicole Kirchberg: 941.751.7900 x 46161,
Program #T650100 CIP# 0647061305
*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)
Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance
Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)
Background Check – must be completed within 20 days of program start
Black Ink Pens – estimate
2” or 3” 3-ring Binder (no zipper) – estimate
Safety Glasses – estimate
Dark blue “Dickies” style pants (no cargo pants) – estimate
White “crew” socks (must come to at least the bottom of calf) – estimate
Black work boot or shoe (steel-toed optional). MUST be oil and slip resistant.
*Estimated Total Cost of Program
*Prices are subject to change
Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.
Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.
Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.
Florida Department of Education: Frameworks (rtf)
49-9098.00 Helpers–Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Day: 1500 hrs (10 mos)
Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?
6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call 941.751.7900 x 46161
or schedule an appointment: