Diesel

Certificate Description

Diesel provides hands-on training to students using individualized, hands-on instruction preparing students to service diesel machinery and equipment used in the automotive, construction, trucking and farming industries. Students learn a variety of skills including brakes, drive train, suspension and steering, HVAC, engines, electrical/electronic systems, hydraulics, preventative maintenance and more. Students are highly encouraged to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and obtain safety inspection certification while earning their certificate (contact an instructor for details) as these additions will give graduates a definite advantage to successfully land the job!
 

Objectives

  • A graduate will identify leaking air valves on the air brake system and make necessary repairs.
  • A graduate will successfully perform adjustments and repairs to clutches, transmissions, drive lines, and u-joints.
  • A graduate will diagnose and repair heavy duty steering and suspension systems including shocks, kingpins, drag links, tie rods, steering gear boxes, straight axles, wheels, tires, and frames.
  • A graduate will successfully troubleshoot and repair heavy duty truck air conditioning systems.
  • A graduate will safely demonstrate the use of tools, lubricants, fasteners, locking devices, and lifting equipment.
  • A graduate will safely test, troubleshoot, and wire various electrical system circuits.
Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

WorkKeys Assessment: Applied Math (4), Graphic Literacy (4), and Workplace Documents (3). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

For additional information on occupational profile, please click here.

 

 

Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application

Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Applied Math (4), Graphic Literacy (4), and Workplace Documents (3). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to studentservices@btech.edu. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below.

Schedule Appointment in Logan

Once the Assessment/ACT has been approved, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$3,020 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$336

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - Main

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
1260 Hours - 11-13 months
Hours per Week
30
Certificate Availability
High School Students: Arranged - varies by school
Adult Students: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 2:30 pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 78%
Job Placement: 93%
Withdrawal: 22%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region.

 

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Additional Information

HEERF I, II, and III Required Reporting

 

Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Contact Us

Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016