Learn how to become a diesel mechanic in one of the most state-of-the-art diesel mechanic schools in the country.

Is diesel mechanic training right for you?

Diesel Technology (11)You’re a hard worker who doesn’t mind getting hands-on. You’d rather be at work in a shop than at a desk.

You like to figure out how things work – taking them apart and putting them back together so that they run better than ever.

You want your education to prepare you for an in-demand job in a growing industry.

Does this sound like you? Learn how to become a diesel mechanic in one of the most state-of-the-art diesel mechanic schools in the country. The training at Ranken meets key industry standards, including Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technician Education Foundations (NATEF).

Why choose Ranken for diesel mechanic training?

Diesel Technology (10)Our Diesel Technology program provides you with hands-on diesel mechanic training in a brand-new 35,000 square-foot facility at Ranken’s Wentzville campus.

Wondering how to become a diesel mechanic? With a projected steady increase in new diesel technician jobs in the next ten years, the U.S. Department of Labor notes that employers prefer applicants who have completed postsecondary training programs in diesel engine repair.

Ranken’s diesel mechanic training program was created to meet the growing need for heavy-duty service professionals in the transportation industry.

The program is modeled to meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, and it will prepare graduates to be career-ready diesel service technicians.

 

Brien J. Dover

Instructor, Full Time

Jeffrey R. Ermeling

Instructor, Full Time

Charles E. Merseal

Instructor, Full Time

Louis E. Waite

Instructor, Full Time

Diesel technicians today must be prepared to work on a variety of systems, including air brakes, hydraulics, and air conditioning as well as the high-end multiplexed network of computers and electronics.

With Ranken’s focus on hands-on training and modern industry-standard technologies, Diesel Technology students will become proficient in a range of skills and equipment, including:

  • Rebuilding diesel engines
  • Servicing transmission assemblies in heavy-duty trucks
  • Servicing brake systems, including air brakes and anti-lock systems
  • Performing preventative maintenance inspections and services

The program is modeled to meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards. Students who complete the program will be able to enter the job market as confident, career-ready diesel service technicians.

The program will prepare students to take the Heavy Duty Truck ASE tests.