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Diesel Technology

Diesel technology affects far more than just trucks. Diesel technology includes heavy equipment, oil exploration and extraction, marine, the national gas industry, and big trucks.
As a student at Francis Tuttle's Diesel Technology training center, you will prepare to work on some of the top equipment in the industry. Learning is hands-on and students have the opportunity to work on diesel equipment from a variety of Francis Tuttle's partners such as Cummins, Caterpillar, Freightliner, International, and Volvo.
The program setup is flexible. Students and the incumbent workforce are able to enter at any time and plan a training schedule to meet their needs. Training is evaluated through intense studies in the classroom and hands-on evaluations in the lab.
Who Can Attend
Employment Opportunities
Diesel Repair Fleet Service Centers, Independent Repair Facilities, Retail Diesel Parts Shops, Truck and Equipment Dealership Technicians, Heavy Equipment Technicians, Oil Field Truck and Equipment Technicians
Occupational Characteristics
Workers in the diesel technology industry work indoors and outdoors performing a variety of activities in all types of weather. They frequently work around running equipment, and regularly operate heavy equipment such as forklifts, trucklifts, and overhead cranes. They also utilize a variety of power tools including air-powered tools.
For Success in this Career You Should Have
Ability to communicate in a professional manner and to establish rapport with upper management and employees at all levels, Ability to manage projects and tasks and meet deadlines, Problem solving skills, Time management skills
Location(s) and Times
Reno Campus, Diesel Technology Training Center
2 sessions:
8:00 am - 10:55 am and 12:30 pm - 3:25 pm
Part-time students enroll in either the AM or PM session. Full-time students enroll in both sessions.

Contact Info

Main Number
7:30am - 8:30pm


Attendance Numbers
Portland - 405.717.4304
Reno - 405.717.4646
Rockwell - 405.717.4206

Maps and Directions

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12777 N. Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73142 • Phone 405.717.7799