Diesel Mechanic

Jason Allen 

Program Description

This is an evening program from 3:00pm - 9:00pm M-F (January to June).  Students will study a variety of diesel engines including Caterpillar, Detroit, Cummins, and Mark.  Students will earn a certificate in Diesel Mechanics.


Program Entrance Requirements:

  • Ben Franklin Career Center Adult Application
  • Valid Driver’s License/Government Issued Identification
  • 18 Years Old Prior to January 1st of current school year 
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Test Certificate (GED, TASC , etc.)
  • Score 8 or Above in both Areas of the Entrance Exam (Reading and Mathematics)
  • Successful Instructor Interview
  • Payment Arrangements
  • Strong Basic Math Background
  • Able to lift 75 pounds


For Program Specific Questions, Please Contact The Adult Program Offices At: 304-766-0108

Program Certificate Requirements:

“C” or better Overall Grade Average

90% or better attendance throughout the course

Earn an OSHA 10 Certification

Pass One Documented Drug Screening


Employment Opportunities

Truck Repair/Maintenance





Program Courses

 Course Name (Course Code)

Diesel Mechanic I     9253

Diesel Mechanic II    9254

Diesel Mechanic III   9255

Diesel Mechanic IV   9256

  Total Hours: 675  

Program Cost



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