The Program


The Diesel Technology Program at Palomar offers a variety of courses.  There is the Introduction to Diesel Mechanics course which will introduce and build a solid foundation for the remainder of your career. Your education will continue through Drive Lines and Transmissions and Heavy Duty Tune-Up.  you will be ready for the Diesel Engine Rebuilding I and II classes in which you will spend two semesters disassembling and inspecting while learning the finer points of what to look for when deciding to replace or reuse parts.

Once you complete the program, You will be ready to work in a career field that will always be in demand.  Diesel mechanics are employed by thousands of companies across the US and countless more around the world.

Beginning your studies is the first step to a lifelong career in a field that is rewarding and challenging.  Choosing Palomar College is the best place to begin this journey.  With over 2,300 employees and nine different locations all working to help you succeed you can be assured there is always someone to help you reach your educational goals.

With all of the programs and scholarships that are available to the students of Palomar College it is no wonder that the enrollment continues to rise each semester.  Tuition assistance can be found in a number of ways – through the traditional applications found in the financial aid office,  and now for the first time in Palomar College history the Diesel Mechanics Technology Program is offering scholarships from $1,000.00 to $3,000.00 to several students each semester!

Classes for Spring 2016

DMT-100 - Intro to Diesel Mechanics
Class Number: 72227 AM/PM
Saturday - 8:00am - 2:50pm
Break at (9:20am, 11:20am, 1:20pm) Instructor: Wayne C. Owens

DMT-100 - Intro to Diesel Mechanics
Class Number: 73016 PM
Mon/Wed 6:00pm - 9:05pm
Instructor: T. Garcia

DMT-105 - Heavy Duty Diesel Tune-Up/ Analysis
Class Number: 72262 AM
Mon/Wed 8:00am-11:05am
Instructor: S. Hernandez

DMT-105 - Heavy Duty Diesel Tune-Up/Analysis
Class Number: 72260 AM
Tues/Thur - 6:00PM - 9:05PM
Instructor: S. Hernandez

DMT-135 - Basic Hydraulics
Class Number: 73018 PM
Tues/ - 8:00AM - 2:25pm
Instructor: S. Hernandez

DMT-120 - Air Brake Systems
Class Number: 72264 AM
Friday - 8:00am - 2:50pm
Breaks at (9:20am, 11:20am, 1:20pm) Instructor: J. Larios

DMT-201 - Diesel Engine Rebuilding 2
Class Number: 73020 PM
Mon/Wed - 6:00pm - 9:05pm
Instructor: S. Hernandez

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