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Diesel Equipment Technology

The Diesel Equipment Technology associate degree allows you to choose a path that fits your interests through one of two concentration areas. The Diesel Equipment Technology degree focuses on skills needed to maintain and repair over-the-road, off-road, and stationary diesel equipment, including diesel suspension and steering systems, fuel systems, drive trains and advanced control systems.

Diesel Equipment Mechanic

The Diesel Equipment Mechanic technical diploma prepares students to become entry-level diesel technicians in as little as one year. You’ll learn about all types of diesel equipment and technology, including over-the-road, off-road and stationary equipment. Students work hands-on to learn the fundamentals of garage operations, DC electricity, air and hydraulic braking systems, HVAC systems and more. Students will also learn and perform proper annual DOT inspections to ensure on-the-road equipment is operating safely.

Automotive Technology

The 70 credit Automotive Technology associate degree program will prepare students for a career as an automotive line technician. The line technician can diagnose, repair and perform complex maintenance on automobiles and light trucks. The technician requires customer service skills as well as mechanical, electrical and professional skills to work on today’s hottest vehicles. Graduates can also obtain positions as parts and sales suppliers, testing technicians for manufacturers, manufacturer sales representatives, manufacturer trainers or a manager within a transportation-related field.

Aeronautics - Pilot Training

The Aeronautics - Pilot Training degree program at Gateway Technical College will prepare students for an exciting career in aviation as a professional pilot able to work in a variety of settings including airlines, corporations, flight training companies, law enforcement, state and federal agencies, and other transportation companies. Students benefit from both highly trained instructors and quality program equipment. The program faculty are FAA certified flight instructors and many have worked as professional pilots bringing valuable, real world experience to the classroom.

Automotive Maintenance Technician

The Automotive Maintenance Technician technical diploma provides an introduction to essential automotive servicing techniques including the testing, repairing and rebuilding of basic automotive systems. This program prepares students to take up to four Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams in the following areas; brakes, suspension and steering, heating and air conditioning and electrical systems.


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