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Diesel/Ag Technology

Program Description

Welcome to the Diesel Ag Technology Program.  The student experience at Tri-County Career Center is a unique combination of textbook learning and real world hands-on experiences.  We apply Science, Math and Communication Skills to career opportunities.  Our approach to learning challenges students to obtain their very best potential.

The Diesel Ag Technology program offers a two-year program for students entering the workforce, in agriculture equipment or heavy equipment maintenance and repair. Today’s technicians not only diagnose and fix mechanical problems, they also must understand and troubleshoot the computer-controlled systems found in diesel engines, power trains and hydraulic systems.  Students gain hands-on skills working on multiple types of diesel engines and equipment.

Areas of Study

  • Troubleshooting
  • Service and repair of all sizes of engines, both gasoline and diesel
  • Service and repair of drive trains, hydraulics and electrical systems
  • Transmission, suspension and steering repair
  • Heating and cooling systems repair
  • Welding
  • Planned maintenance
  • Safety

Certification Opportunities

  • OSHA - 10 Hour Card
  • Snap-On Meter Certification
  • Stihl Votech Training & Certifications
  • Mobile Air Conditioning Systems (MACS) Certification 
  • ASE Heavy Truck Certifications
    • Air Brakes
    • Diesel Engines
    • Suspension & Steering Systems
    • Electrical Systems
  • Web Exams
    • Engines & Fuel Systems
    • Power Trains
    • Hydraulics & Pneumatic Systems
    • Electrical & Electronic Systems 

Further Educational Opportunities

  • Technical training and specialized certification
  • Associate's degree in diesel technology or farm equipment technology
  • Four-year degree in agricultural engineering

Leadership Opportunities

Fees and Recommended Tools


Diesel Ag Technology Toolkit List 

Click here for the full list of program fees.

 For more information, please contact the Treasurer's Office at 740-753-3511 


Kyle Collins