Diesel Technology

Contact: Dustin Holt (208) 732-6371 dholt@csi.edu
Rodney Higgins (208) 732-6370 rhiggins@csi.edu

This limited enrollment program provides the student with the skills needed to work on diesel powered equipment.

Gainful Employment data for this program may be found on the department web page: https://www.csi.edu/ge/DieselTech

Program Application Required: Yes

Sample Career Opportunities: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices

Upon successful completion of the Diesel program, a student will be able to:

  1. Perform preventive maintenance duties on medium duty to class 8 trucks
  2. Perform short and full services
  3. Perform Dot inspections
  4. Perform electrical troubleshooting and be able to follow troubleshooting protocols with proper literature
  5. Diagnose fuel issues and rough run complaints
  6. Replace and diagnose clutches, brakes and rear end assemblies
  7. Demonstrate hands-on and written knowledge and be employable by performing all aspects of truck and diesel engine repair.

Program Admission Requirements

  1. All general education requirements must be met or instructor permission before entering the Diesel Technology Program.
  2. Take CSI Placement Exam.
  3. Program Application and Letter of Intent must be submitted to Program Advisor with CSI Placement Exam scores.
  4. Take CSI Placement Exam scores to program advisor for interpretation, personal interview and program acceptance.
  5. Pay first semester’s tuition and fees to secure a slot.