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Program Name:
Diesel Engine Service Technician (FABTECH)

Program Number:
31-412-7

Length of Study:
1 year

Type of Degree/Diploma:
Technical Diploma

Offered At These Colleges:
Fox Valley

Program Overview:
The Diesel Engine Service Technician program is designed to provide students with the skills required to perform engine overhauls, testing, fuel system repairs, and diagnostics on Caterpillar diesel engines. In addition, students will learn how to perform field service on Caterpillar and Allied rental equipment. FABCO Equipment, Inc.-Caterpillar intends to offer a job to and hire all students that successfully complete the program.

Note: This technical diploma is part of the FABTECH program through the partnership FVTC has with FABCO. All students in the FABTECH program start in the Diesel Engine Service Technician technical diploma. Upon completion of that program, students are directed by their instructors and FABCO representatives to enter into either the Diesel Construction Equipment Service Technician technical diploma or Diesel Power Generation and Marine Service Tech technical diploma. Upon completion of the two technical diplomas, students have the option to pursue the Individualized Technical Studies-FABTECH Associate Degree.

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation:
Not available

Some Occupations Related to This Career:
Diesel Equipment
Diesel Engine Specialists
Service Technician

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