Drive your future with an associate degree in diesel service technology.
Interested in a career in medium and heavy duty truck service and repair? The Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan was conceived and built to elevate technical training beyond anything previously available in the Midwest. As a student in our diesel service technology program, you’ll be taught by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) master certified technicians/instructors who will prepare you to take seven ASE certification exams to become a ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician.
- Learn diesel engine theory, engine diagnostics, transmissions, brakes, preventive maintenance, and more.
- Train in a state-of-the-art, 43,000-square-foot facility outfitted with the same tools and equipment that professionals use on the job.
- Get hands-on instruction from experienced ASE-certified professionals in small classes that allow you the attention you deserve.
Why study diesel service technology?
Qualified diesel service technicians are some of the most sought-after professionals in their industry. These in-demand experts are responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and repairing buses, trucks, and other medium/heavy-duty vehicles. Their work is varied; they may work on a vehicle’s electrical system, make engine repairs, or do routine maintenance. Continuing advances in medium/heavy-duty truck technologies have made it essential to have up-to-date training and skills. ADI is one of two colleges in Michigan to have a Master Accreditation from the ASE Education Foundation for Diesel Services Technology. The Diesel Services Technology Associate’s program from ADI will prepare you for all seven ASE Medium and Heavy Duty Truck certification exams listed below, to help you become an ASE Master Certified Diesel Technician.. Our diesel service technology degree program will prepare you to excel on specialty and master mechanic exams in six ASE certification areas:
- T2 - Diesel Engines
- T3 - Drive Train
- T4 - Brakes
- T5 - Suspension and Steering
- T6 - Electrical / Electronic Systems
- T7 - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
- T8 - Preventive Maintenance and Inspection (PMI)
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ADI’s diesel service technology degree program is a two-year program consisting of 60 credit hours (45 hours of major courses and 15 hours of general education requirements). Our curriculum includes diesel electrical/electronic systems, performance diagnostics and systems maintenance, and hydraulic systems and repair.View Full Curriculum
Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems I
Performance Diagnostics and Systems Maintenance
Hydraulic Systems and Repair
For courses that include a consecutive course, Electrical/Electronic Systems 1, students must pass with the grade of C or better in order to continue toward earning an associate degree. The Diesel Service Technology degree program also includes a 60- to 120-hour paid/unpaid work experience requirement.
The Diesel Service Technology degree program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Road NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176.
This program is offered in-person on our campus in Owosso. Our students come from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and many other surrounding states.
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For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Baker Online each semester.Baker Online
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For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Online Live each semester.Online Live