Diesel Maintenance Technician PSAV
Diesel Maintenance Technician (PSAV 5452)
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
The Diesel Maintenance Technician Program will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment as an entry-level technician in the diesel industry. This 600-hour program employs theory and laboratory work to cover a broad range of entry-level skills that will provide a solid foundation for this career in the industry.
1. No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student
aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have
2. Complete an application for admission, located at
3. Take the TABE exam if not exempt from TABE testing. To determine if you are exempt, please go to
4. Send request for official high school transcripts, GED, or validated foreign equivalent to the Admissions Office.
5. Attend a program information session and meet with the program advisor.
- 1. Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this
2. All financial responsibilities must be satisfied.
Daytime: 600 clock hours - 20 weeks/ Evening: 600 clock hours - 30 weeks
This program is offered at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses.
For More Information
Eligio Marquez Jr., Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 868-3542
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 600|
|DIM0101||Diesel Engine Mechanic/Technician Helper||150|
|DIM0131||Diesel Air Brakes Technician||150|
|DIM0153||Diesel Maintenance Service Technician||300|
|Total Program Clock Hours: 600|
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment as maintenance technicians in fleets, dealerships, quick lube shops, tire stores or independent service/repair shops related to the diesel industry. Students may choose to enter jobs as technicians, service advisors, parts specialists or entrepreneurs.
Career Path Notes
This program provides instruction in the inspection, maintenance and minor repairs area of medium heavy-duty vehicles. Student competencies to exit the program for employment are established by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation. .
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
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