Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Prepare for an in-demand career in the transportation industry with Gateway’s Motorcycle, Marine and Outdoor Power Products technical diploma program. Service technicians in this field perform preventative maintenance and basic repairs for equipment such as motorcycles, ATVs, dirt bikes, boats, jet skis and more. If you enjoy working with machinery and have a talent for problem solving, this program is for you.
Whether you want to be a pilot, work with cars, or get hands-on with diesel equipment, a program from the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics cluster can help you reach your goals.
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.
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.
Prepare for a high-tech transportation career with Gateway Technical College’s Natef Certified Diesel Technology programs. Gateway’s Diesel Equipment Mechanic technical diploma and Diesel Equipment Technology associate degree are offered at the world-class Horizon Center for Transportation Technology. Advanced Propulsion lab.
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.
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.