Diesel Technology

Rev up to a great career!

Modern diesel engines require highly skilled mechanics to repair and maintain them. The diesel technology program provides students with the skills needed to analyze glitches, repair, rebuild and maintain construction equipment, agriculture equipment, and medium and heavy trucks. Fuel your future at Southeast!

What can I do?

Diesel service technicians and mechanics are employed in almost every industry, particularly those that use trucks, buses, and equipment to haul, deliver, and transport materials, goods, and people. Most diesel mechanics and technicians are employed by independent repair shops and businesses such as truck sales and service, construction companies, mining companies, and state highway departments.

What are my options? Students working on engine


  • Associate in Applied Science in Diesel Technology

-OPTION Agricultural Diesel Technician
-OPTION Construction Equipment Technician
-OPTION Medium and Heavy Truck Technician



  • Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • Diesel Steering and Suspension Mechanic
  • Electrical/Electronics Systems Mechanic
  • Fluid Power Mechanic
  • Heavy Duty Brake Mechanic
  • Heavy Duty Drive Train Mechanic
  • Mobile Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Preventive Maintenance Mechanic
  • Undercarriage Mechanic

How do I start?

Provide Southeast with your ACT scores
Complete an Application for Admission "Start Here"
Send high school/GED transcripts to SKCTC
Meet with Diesel Technology faculty

Contact Information

Robert (Darrell) Walker
Office, Middlesboro Campus, Room 242
Phone (606) 248-0833
Email: Darrell Walker


Diesel Technology program brochure!