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The building is 20,000 square feet, dedicated to engine repair, brakes, chassis work, front ends, steering, and suspension. We have state-of-the-art equipment.
Rich Barror Baker instructor, Diesel Engine Technology

In the Diesel Service Technology program, you learn the basics of medium- and heavy-duty vehicle service.

In this program, you will:

  • Learn how to maintain, diagnose, and repair medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
  • Focus on electrical systems, diesel engines, diesel engine performance, preventative maintenance, heavy-duty brakes, and suspensions.
  • Choose four specialty areas for further study and licensure or certification.
  • Be prepared to perform successfully on the certification exams required for everyone who works as a diesel mechanic or technician in the State of Michigan.

Diesel courses will be taught at the Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan. Baker College of Owosso is a Michigan CAT preferred college.

Find out more at the Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan, a division of Baker College of Owosso.

This program is part of the Baker College Smart Degree Option.

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Career Facts

  • The average annual wage for Diesel Engine Specialists is $39,600.
  • Employment of Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics is expected to grow 11 percent by 2016, which is about as fast as average.
  • The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is the recognized standard of achievement for Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics. Certification exams are required for those who seek to work in the state of Michigan.
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