VU – Diesel Technology

VU Advisor: Tim Hale    Email: thale@vinu.edu   Office Phone: 812-888-6264

VU Diesel Technology Website

Additional Course and Program Information

DOE Code: 5620

Program Description:  Diesel Technology has changed tremendously since your parents were your age. Today’s technician not only needs formal training in the latest diagnostic equipment, but must also possess good reading and math skills in order to follow detailed service manuals and work with computer-based software.

The two year Diesel Technology Program is designed to advance the technical skills of new service technicians. The program allows graduates to excel in today’s high-tech, fast paced workforce.

Grade Level:  12th

Length of Program: 1 year (Senior Year Only) 1/2 of the day.  Afternoon classes only.

HS Credits per semester:  3                   HS Credits per year:  6

Fall Semester Courses:                                                                              Days/Times:
DESL 110 Transportation Electrical (3 Cr Hrs)                           MWF     1:00-1:50
DESL 110L  Transportation Electrical Lab (1 Cr Hr)                 MWF     2:00-2:50
DESL 140 Diesel Hydraulic Systems (2 Cr Hrs)                          TR            12:30-1:20
DESL 140L Diesel Hydraulic Systems Lab (2 Cr Hrs)               TR            1:30-4:20

*Course Fees: $50 for DESL 110L    &    $60 for DESL 140L
VU Technology Fees: $20 Per Credit Hour

Spring Semester Courses:                                                                       Days/Times:  
DESL 160 Diesel Preventative Main (3 Cr Hrs)                           TR          12:30-1:50
DESL 160L Diesel Preventative Main Lab (1 Cr Hrs)               TR          2:00-3:20
DESL 240 Diesel Electronic Systems (3 Cr Hrs)                          MW      12:00-1:20
DESL 240L Diesel Electronic Systems Lab (2 Cr Hrs)              MW      1:30-4:20

*Course Fees: $66 for DESL 160L    &    $63 for DESL 240L
VU Technology Fees: $20 Per Credit Hour

Tuition: Twin Rivers pays all CTE course tuition.  Student pays fees only.

Additional Information: Work uniform, textbooks and tools required.

Program tools required: An entry level tool set is required for all first year  Diesel Technology students.  The estimated cost of these tools are $1500.  The student may purchase these tools from any retailer they choose.  However, quality tools are highly recommended.  Click here for details on the entry level tool set.  Additional tools will need to be purchased the 2nd year in the program.

*Fees are approximate and could vary from year to year.

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