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The building is 20,000 square feet, dedicated to engine repair, brakes, chassis work, front ends, steering, and suspension. We have state-of-the-art equipment.
Rich Barror Baker instructor, Diesel Engine Technology

The Diesel Service Technology program prepares you to become certified as a diesel mechanic.

In this program, you will:

  • Learn how to maintain, diagnose, and repair medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
  • Get hands-on training in vehicle electrical systems, diesel engines, heavy-duty brakes, and suspensions.
  • Select three additional areas for study and licensure or certification.
  • Prepare to perform successfully on the certification exams required for all persons who seek to work in positions as diesel mechanics/technicians in the State of Michigan.

Diesel courses will be taught at the Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan. Baker College of Owosso is a Michigan CAT preferred college.

Find out more at the Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan, a division of Baker College of Owosso.

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This program is part of the Baker College Smart Degree Option.

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Career Facts

  • The average annual wage for Diesel Engine Specialists is $39,600.
  • Employment of Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics is expected to grow 11 percent by 2016, which is about as fast as average.
  • The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is the recognized standard of achievement for Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics. Certification exams are required for those who seek to work in the state of Michigan.
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