Diesel Technology

Students in the Diesel Technology program receive the basic knowledge and skills necessary to secure and hold an entry-level job in diesel mechanics. Completers of the program will receive a certificate.

Credentials available



Stephan Stuelp, Ayers Campus, Anniston

Dual Enrollment 

Diesel Technology is a scholarship-eligible program for Gadsden State’s Dual Enrollment Program. The program is available to eligible high school students. Through Dual Enrollment, students earn both college and high school credits. Eligible students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. They must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior, and they must have approval from a high school counselor or administrator. Limited scholarships and grants are available!


Employment outlook

  • 2020 Median Pay: $50,200
  • Number of jobs nationwide: 275,400
  • Employment growth projection by 2030: 8%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Service Technician
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Aircraft Mechanic