Heavy Duty Diesel Technology


What do our students learn?

  • The 3 major areas of ASE Heavy Duty Diesel repair: Diesel Engines T2, Drive-train (clutches, manual transmissions, drive lines, differential assemblies) T3, and Brakes T4
  • Heavy duty diesel preventative maintenance and inspection T8
  • Advanced training in hydraulics, steering and suspension T5, HVAC T7, and Electrical/electronic systems (T6) for diesel vehicles
  • Diagnosis and repair modern heavy-duty diesel trucks
  • Diagnosis and repair of heavy duty diesel emissions systems, electrical and electronics

Why CEI's Heavy Diesel program?

  • Affordable
  • 10:1 Student-to-teacher ratio
  • Learn in a live shop
  • ASE Master-certified instructors
  • 1200 hours of experience


How Long Will it Take?

  • Intermediate Technical Certificate (ITC):
    • 2 full-time semesters (12 months)
  • Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC):
    • 4 full-time semesters (24 months)
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS):
    • 4 full-time semesters (29 months) including 5 general education classes

Where are our Graduates Working?

  • National and local repair shops
  • Auto parts dealers
  • Service stations and truck stops
  • Construction companies
  • Agriculture
  • Semi-truck and farm equipment dealers


How much do our graduates make?

Over the last five years our graduates started out averaging $20,800 to $42,640*

(Based on a 2080-hour work year, wage information is given within the first year of employment)



100% - Average placement for graduates over the past five years


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