Western Pennsylvania has experienced a large demand for Diesel Technicians due to the regional growth of the Oil and Gas industry. According to the US Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics)*, about 285,300 diesel service technicians and mechanics were employed in 2018. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Diesel Service Technicians will earn an average of $22.76/hour or $47,350 annually.
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We provide students with hands-on training from ASE Certified Instructors in the truck and heavy equipment field. Students learn every aspect of the trucks, from hydraulics and transmissions, to refrigeration systems and engine diagnostics. Our students are trained for a PA state inspection license, receive preparation for ASE Certifications. A Diploma is awarded upon graduation.
The newly renovated Ben Wilke Training Center contains a 36,000 square foot shop dedicated to diesel training. The shop contains equipment you would find in a commercial garage or commercial freight company.