BIG MACHINES EXPAND GREEN OPPORTUNITIES
The diesel technology program provides the student with an opportunity to master the skills and knowledge required for success in servicing and maintaining diesel powered highway trucks, off-road heavy equipment, stationary engines, and marine craft.
HIGH GEAR HEAVY DUTY CLEAN DIESEL AND CNG TRAINING
San Diego Miramar College will prepare you for employment as a heavy-duty Clean Diesel, CNG, and LNG technician and introduce you to quality workmanship, safety procedures, professional work attitudes, theory of operation, and repair of all major vehicle components. You will learn about: disassembly, inspection, reassembly, and dynamometer testing of the most popular types of truck, marine, and heavy equipment clean diesel, CNG, and LNG engines; fuel management systems; heavy duty transmissions and clutches, drive axles, air brakes, suspensions, electrical, electronics, hydraulics; failure analysis, and troubleshooting.
CERTIFICATES & DEGREES
- Certificate of achievement and associate in science
- Certificate of completion in ten specialty areas can be applied to the certificate or degree.
- San Diego Miramar College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
WHY PAY THE HIGH COST OF A TRADE SCHOOL?
San Diego Miramar College is a community college with low enrollment fees established by the California State Legislature with the lowest rates reserved for California residents of at least one year. Veteran’s Affairs (VA) benefits, scholarships, and other financial aid is available to qualifying students. The program supplies top-of-the-line tools and equipment.
WORK EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIPS/JOB PLACEMENT
Earn up to 16 units through on-the-job-training. Industry partners like Caterpillar, Hawthorne Machinery and others coordinate training in the San Diego region to help meet a critical shortage of technicians. The employment rate for San Diego Miramar College graduates is over 90%!
Enrollment is open to high school graduates and persons at least 18 years of age, with or without a high school diploma. Applicants should be mechanically adept and physically fit.