Diesel Technology

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Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Juniors & Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.

Locations

Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Spanish Fork Campus

74%

Graduation rate

86%

Job placement

$62,700

Avg. salary

In the Diesel Technology program, you will learn the guidelines for Heavy Duty Vehicle and Equipment diagnostics and repair established by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Foundation. As you learn more about diesel vehicles you will learn ASE and AEDs  safety requirements, areas of focus, time frames and recognized task lists. 

The Diesel Technology program will teach you base curriculum . Upon completion of our program and working a year in the industry, you will have the opportunity to pass all the ASE certification tests. Students can become an ASE Master Technician once they pass all ASE certification tests and after working for 2 years in the  industry.

In the Diesel Technology Program you can earn these ASE certifications: 

  • T8 Preventative Maintenance and Inspections (Prerequisite for T series Courses)
  • T2 Diesel Engines
  • T3 Drive Train
  • T4 Brakes
  • T5 Suspension and Steering
  • T6 Electrical/Electronics
  • T7 Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Lead.
Nate Collings

ncollings@mtec.edu

Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school, with a valid driver’s license.

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  • Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.
  • Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
  • All students must have a valid driver’s license
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Spring 2022
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionSpanish ForkAuto Bldg01/06/202205/19/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionLehi Trades and TechDiesel Shop01/06/202205/19/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T2 Diesel EnginesLehi Trades and TechDiesel Shop01/03/202202/16/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T3 Drive TrainLehi Trades and TechDiesel Shop02/17/202204/19/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T7 Heating Ventilation & Air ConditioningLehi Trades and TechDiesel Shop04/21/202205/18/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T6 Electrical/Electronic SystemsLehi Trades and TechDiesel Shop01/03/202203/10/202211:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
T5 Suspension & SteeringLehi Trades and TechDiesel Shop03/15/202205/19/202211:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
Summer 2022
T4 BrakesSpanish ForkAuto Bldg5/31/20227/28/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T4 BrakesLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop5/31/20227/28/20227:30 AM10:30 PMM – F
T4 BrakesLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop5/31/20227/28/202211:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
Fall 2022
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop8/16/202212/22/20227:20 AM10:30 AMM – F
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop8/16/202212/22/202211:30 AM2:40 PMM – F
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionSpanish ForkAuto Bldg8/16/202212/22/202211:45 AM2:55 PMM – F
T5 Suspension & SteeringSpanish ForkAuto Bldg8/16/202210/18/20227:20 AM10:30 AMM-F
T7 Heating Ventilation & Air ConditioningLehi Trades & TechDiesel shop8/16/20229/12/202211:30 AM2:40 PMM – F
T6 Electrical/Electronic SystemsLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop8/16/202210/18/20227:20 AM10:30 AMM – F
T2 Diesel EnginesLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop9/13/202210/25/202211:302:40 PMM – F
T6 Electrical/Electronic SystemsSpanish ForkAuto Bldg10/19/202212/22/20227:25 AM10:30 AMM-F
T5 Suspension & SteeringLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop10/19/202212/21/20227:20 AM10:30 AMM – F
T3 Drive TrainLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop10/26/202212/22/202211:30 AM2:40 AMM – F
Spring 2023
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionLehi Trades &TechDiesel Shop1/3/20235/15/20237:30 AM10:30 PMM – F
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop1/3/20235/15/202311:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
T8 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop1/3/20236/27/20236:00 PM9:00 PMM – TH
T2 Diesel EnginesSpanish ForkAuto Bldg1/3/20232/14/20237:30 AM10:30 PMM – F
T6 Electrical/Electronic SystemsSpanish ForkAuto Bldg1/3/20233/8/202311:45 AM2:45 AMM – F
T5 Steering & SuspensionLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop1/3/20233/8/202311:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
T3 Drive TrainLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop1/3/20233/1/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T3 Drive TrainLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop1/3/20233/1/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T3 Drive TrainSpanish ForkAuto Bldg2/15/20234/17/20237:30 AM10:30 PM M – F
T2 Diesel EnginesLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop3/2/20234/18/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T2 Diesel EnginesLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop3/2/20234/18/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T5 Steering & SuspensionSpanish ForkAuto Bldg3/9/20235/15/202311:45 AM2:45 AMM – F
T6 Electrical/Electronic SystemsLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop3/9/20235/15/202311:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
T7 Heating Ventilation & Air ConditioningSpanish ForkAuto Bldg4/19/20235/15/20237:20 AM10:30 PMM – F
T7 Heating Ventilation & Air ConditioningLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop4/19/20235/15/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
T7 Heating Ventilation & Air ConditioningLehi Trades & TechDiesel Shop4/19/20235/15/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
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Total hours: 930

Student Workbook for Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems$54.85
Total Cost of Required Materials$192.60
Optional MaterialsNotes (ISBN numbers, quantity, etc)Cost
Total Cost of Optional Materials $0.00
Course NameCourse HoursTuition ($2.10/hour)Course Fees
T-2 Diesel Engines90$189.00$600.00
T-3 Drive Train120$252.00
T-4 Brakes120$252.00
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Tuition:$1,953.00
Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Required Materials:$199.00
Industry Exam Fee:$588.00
Student Fees:$600.00
Facilities Fee:$50.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$3,231.00
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Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Safety Glasses$10.00
Tool Kit Students need to purchase tools from an outside vendor. Costs are approximate, Tool list will be given on the first day of class. $0.00
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Jeff Wood
Certificates – Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician
ASE Certification Details
  • T8 – Preventive Maintenance & Inspections (Prerequisite for T series Courses)
  • T2 – Diesel Engines
  • T3 – Drive Train
  • T4 – Brakes
  • T5 – Suspension & Steering
  • T6 – Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • T7 – Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning



Nathan Collings
Certificates – Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician
ASE Certification Details
  • T8 – Preventive Maintenance & Inspections (Prerequisite for T series Courses)
  • T2 – Diesel Engines
  • T3 – Drive Train
  • T4 – Brakes
  • T5 – Suspension & Steering
  • T6 – Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • T7 – Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning



Tyson Dailey
Certificates – Master Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technician, Medium/Heavy Truck Technician
ASE Certification Details
  • T2R – Diesel Engines Recert
  • T3R – Drive Train Recert
  • T4R – Brakes Recert
  • T5R – Suspension and Steering Recert
  • T6R – Electrical/Electronic Systems Recert
  • T7R – Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Recert
  • MTECH Diesel Technology Program Certificate
  • Individual Program Certificate in any Program, except Preventative Maintenance & Inspection (270 Hours)
  • ASE Certifications: Offered for each Program
  • The ASE tests are available at the Prometric Testing Center: 350 S 400 W #200 Lindon Utah 84042 (801) 226-2095. Call first for appointment. Test fees are not included in Program Fees

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student.

Students will work on heavy duty semi truck systems. Students will learn every part of the truck – not just the diesel engine.

The work can be difficult, but there are tools that will make make the job easier. Mechanic shops usually require employees and students to lift a minimum of 50lbs.

A tools list will be given to you on the first day of class. You should be dressed ready to get dirty. Safety toed shoes, safety glasses, and clothes that cover your body well will be important throughout the program. Jewlrey and hair can be a hazard, so it will be impoant to find ways to keep those out of the way.

Diesel Technology

Program length
18 months
Total cost
$3,430
Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Spanish Fork Auto Campus
Program length
18 mos
Total cost
$3,430
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