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Diesel/On-Site Power Generation Technology

 

Program Description

The Diesel / On-Site Power Generation Technology program offers the student the opportunity to learn the proper procedures for servicing, maintaining and repairing all parts of the diesel equipment utilized in farming, construction and trucking industries. The student will receive a thorough training in the use of the necessary specialized tools and equipment. The program is designed to provide the graduates with the skill and training required prior to entering the diesel mechanics field.

Aptitudes and Interests: Students entering the Diesel / On-Site Power Generation Technology program should have an aptitude for mathematics, reading skills, good reasoning and logical thinking. An interest in machinery, tools of the trade and their use, combined with liking to work with both the mind and the hands are very important.

Graduates Employed or Continuing Education Last Year

97%

Idaho Median Income

$46,560

National Median Income

$49,370

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Program Overview

  • Program accepts students in August and January
  • Typical classroom hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Program admits 48 students each year

Degree Options

Diesel Technology Associate of Applied Science (2 years)

On-Site Power Generation Technology Associate of Applied Science (2 years)

On-Site Power Generation Technology Advanced Technical Certificate (2 years)

Diesel Technology Advanced Technical Certificate (2 years)

Bachelor of Applied Science (4+ years)

Career Opportunities

  • Heavy equipment dealers
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Road/bridge construction companies
  • Transportation companies
  • Mining and manufacturing operations

Minimum Test Scores

SAT English: 360 Math: 320
rSAT English: 360 Math: 360
ACT English: 14 Math: 14
ALEKS   Math: 14
AccuPlacer English: 53  
COMPASS Writing: 55 Pre-Algebra: 38

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