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Diesel Technology

The program is designed to prepare students to accept a responsible and professional position in the diesel and/or heavy equipment industry. The goal is for the student to meet the education requirements of a professional diesel technician.

Diesel Engine Mechanics and Repair is a career that is important to the transportation industry as well as construction and agriculture. Students interested in farming can take advantage of being able to work on their own equipment and save thousands of dollars in repair costs.

Dodge City Community College’s Diesel Technology program offers a wide variety of courses. These courses can prepare the student for either employment in the workforce, or they can be used as a basis to build on with a transfer to a four-year program.

Program Highlights

  • Modern shop
  • Engine training aids
  • Power shift transmissions
  • Electronic engine software
  • Dynamometer
  • Full transferability to Pittsburg State University

Career Opportunities

  • Truck technician
  • Electric diesel engine technician
  • Ag machinery technician
  • Heavy equipment technician
  • Field service

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Course Requirements

Find your plan of study in the 2021-22 Course Catalog.

Degrees Available

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate


Colby Kline

Professor of Diesel Technology

Jeff Cole

Professor of Diesel Technology


Jeff Cole
2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801

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