Light Duty Diesel Technology


What do our students learn?

  • Light diesel engine diagnosis, emissions systems, inspection, adjustment, and repair using service information
  • Diagnose and repair clutches, manual transmissions, drive lines, differential assemblies, and transaxles
  • Diagnose and repair common light vehicle diesel trucks and automobiles
  • Proper automotive HVAC system safety, maintenance, testing and repair
  • All five remaining ASE areas of repair: automatic transmission, steering and suspension, brake systems, electrical systems, and ignition systems

Why CEI's Light Diesel program?

  • Affordable
  • 9:1 Student-to-teacher ratio
  • Learn in a live shop
  • ASE Master-certified instructors
  • 1200 hours of experience


How Long Will it Take?

  • The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC):
    • 4 full-time semesters (22 months)
  • The Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)
    • 4 full-time semesters including 5 general education classes (29 months)

Where are our Graduates Working?

  • Large and small car dealerships
  • Nationally 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?

Anticipated entry wage is $26,688 to $52,992



This program is new and requires more time to get accurate employment data from our graduates


(208) 524-3000 ext. 4