The Program

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. After studying Automotive Electricity and Machining you will be ready for the two semester Diesel Engine Rebuild class in which you will spend a semester disassembling and inspecting while learning the finer points of what to look for when deciding to replace or reuse parts.  The second semester is spent putting that same engine together and learning the tips and tricks to make any engine run longer and better.  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 Fall 2015

DMT-100 - Intro to Diesel Mechanics
Class Number: 73733 AM
Saturday - 8:00am - 2:20pm
Breaks at (9:20am, 11:20am, 1:20pm) Instructor: Staff

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DMT-100 - Intro to Diesel Mechanics
Class Number: 72708 PM
Mon/Wed 6:00pm - 8:50pm Instructor: Staff

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DMT-105 - Heavy Duty Diesel Tune-Up / Analysis
Class Number: 73489 AM
Mon/Wed - 8:00am - 10:50am
Instructor: S. Hernandez

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DMT-105 - Heavy Duty Diesel Tune-Up / Analysis
Class Number: 73729 PM
Tues/Thurs - 6:00pm - 8:50pm
Instructor: S. Hernandez

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DMT-120 - Air Brake Systems
Class Number: 73735 AM
Friday - 8:00am - 2:20pm
Breaks at (9:20am, 11:20am, 1:20pm) Instructor: J Larios

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DMT-135 - Basic Hydraulics
Class Number: 73731 AM
Tues/Thurs - 8:00am - 10:50am Instructor: S. Hernandez

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DMT-201 - Diesel Engine Rebuilding II
Class Number: 73491 PM
Mon /Wed - 6:00pm - 8:50pm
Instructor: S. Hernandez

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