Diesel Systems Technician 1

Program Details

Program Description:

Industry Certification: ASE T6 Medium/Heavy Duty Electrical and ASE T2 Medium/Heavy Truck Technician.

Train to beDiesel 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.

Start Date:

August, January


Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For more information: Contact Nicole Kirchberg: 941.751.7900 x 46161,
Email: kirchbergn@manateeschools.net


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 video: Click Here (YouTube video)
3. 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,
Email: kirchbergn@manateeschools.net

Program #T650100    CIP# 0647061305

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee







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)

Career Outlook:

49-9098.00       Helpers–Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
49-3031.00       Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Program Video

Testimonial Video


Day: 1500 hrs (10 mos)


Main Campus


On-Campus: Day



Ready to Start Your Career? Have Questions?

Nicole Kirchberg

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46161
Email: kirchbergn@manateeschools.net
or schedule an appointment:


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