Are you ready to receive a hands-on training experience? At Automotive Training Center, we’re passionate about our Automotive and Diesel Technology program. A career as a diesel mechanic can be highly rewarding.
It can all begin right here at a diesel mechanic school near West Chester, PA. Your training to become a diesel technician will begin with acquiring knowledge in the classroom, and be molded by time spent in the lab working with the diesel equipment you’ll see every day in the real world.
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What You’ll Learn at Diesel Mechanic School
Time spent in the classroom will be focused on learning all about diesel applications and technology. Once you step into the shop, you’ll have the opportunity to work on diesel engines built by Detroit Diesel, Cummins, and Caterpillar.
You’ll learn how to diagnose, repair, and replace. Get experience performing repairs on brakes, and learn about anti-lock brake systems and how they operate. Learn how to perform preventative maintenance on trucks and what it takes to protect large 18-wheelers, bulldozers, and other high-powered equipment.
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Many manufacturers and dealers are always looking for technicians who carry in-depth automotive diesel experience. This is a growing field. You might not think of it at first, but so many different vehicles are powered by diesel, including trucks, buses, and locomotives. There are many different careers you can enjoy when graduating from ATC with experience in diesel. Explore your options today.
Diesel Career Paths
We’ve talked a little bit about the things you’ll be doing here at ATC. Now, it’s worth talking about the things you’ll be doing after you graduate. There are different career paths for ATC diesel graduates.
You may become a diesel technician. If you’re a diesel technician, you’ll need to understand diesel engines forwards and backwards to ensure all parts are working as they should.
A heavy equipment technician will work on heavy-duty trucks, trailers, bulldozers, cranes, and other equipment. You’ll need to have a keen eye and be able to inspect and repair steering assemblies, front and rear axles, differentials, and more.
If you are looking to get into the customer side of things, you may become a service writer. Service writers will listen to customer issues and requests and keep them updated about the cost of repairs and services, explaining the work and how it was done.
About West Chester PA
Ready to start your career in diesel? You may be interested in doing so in West Chester. It is a great place to be, after all. With a great mix of the downtown feel and more rural setting, West Chester can be a bustling metropolis in one part of town, and a quiet and relaxing family spot in another part of town at the same time.
Schedule Your Diesel Mechanic School Campus Tour Today
Ready to find your career? It’s time to schedule your campus tour at Automotive Training Center. After your tour, you’ll have more information about our diesel mechanic school near West Chester, PA.
For questions about enrollment or your application, reach out to us today!