Diesel Technology Program

At EPCC, the diesel program is a dynamic program designed by diesel techs for diesel techs. This program was designed to meet the needs of the working professional in the industry. The program focuses on preparing students to participate at different entry skill levels within the industry. The skills that are discussed in the classroom, are designed to engage and inspire the diesel technician to produce high quality work and contribute to the community.

Topics include:

  • Steering and Suspension
  • HVAC
  • Fuel Systems
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Basic Electrical
  • Diesel Engine I and II
  • Basic Hydraulics
  • Power Train
  • Advance Tune up
  • Electronic Control
  • Tractor and Trailer Repair

Expected Certificate/Degree: Certificate of Completion

Employment Opportunities

The diesel industry has very broad employment opportunities, starting with Dealerships like Ford, GM, Chrysler, Freightliner, Peterbilt and many more. Also opportunities in the Railroad mining industry using Diesel engine as power source.

Diesel Industry offer potentially high paying jobs and good benefits.


Location: Valle Verde ATC

Phone: (915) 831-3151

Email: yhidalgo@epcc.edu