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Automotive and Diesel Technology

As changes in automotive and diesel technology create a greater demand for highly trained mechanics and skilled technicians, we can make you ready for work in the transportation field.

Automotive and diesel maintenance repair hold multiple career opportunities. Train for an entry-level technician job, or build your skills to be ready to move to the next level in your career. Our hands-on training will prepare you for a rewarding opportunity in a dealership, repair shop, fleet management company, or transit agency.

Our modern and thoroughly equipped automotive laboratories located at CCBC Catonsville, support degree programs and continuing education courses in automotive topics.

Corporate, onsite, and customized training available.

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Diesel Technology

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

Prepare for an entry level job as a diesel mechanic / technician. Diesel mechanics repair and maintain diesel engines in trucks, marine engines, power plants and other heavy equipment using diesel power. Training is done in a working repair shop with significant hands on training to supplement the classroom lectures. The course covers all the basic systems of a diesel engine, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnostics, record keeping, safety, use of specialized tools and shop procedures.