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Diesel Equipment Technology, Technical Certificate

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The Diesel Equipment Technology Program is designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in the Diesel service industry.


Program Description

The Diesel Equipment Technology Program is an instructional program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components.


Program Length

One semester
Two semesters


Degree(s) Offered

Technical Certificate
Associate of Applied Science 

Admission Requirements

  • Must meet all general admission requirements of the college.
  • Must have good manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, near vision, active listening, and information ordering skills.
  • Receive a negative test result on drug screen test conducted by a certified laboratory and have the results submitted directly to the college.

Applicants that do not hold a regular high school diploma or high school equivalency may qualify for the program by the following:

  • Contact Dr. Brad Harrison at 601-477-4098 or brad.harrison@jcjc.edu 
  • Schedule a time to complete the Accuplacer assessment.
  • Receive a passing score on all Accuplacer tests.


Instructor: Brad Ellzey at 601.477.5461 or at brad.ellzey@jcjc.edu or Jones College Enrollment Services at 601.477.4257.


Program Requirements

The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

Freshman Year

First Semester

Total Hours: 16

Total Hours: 13

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Total Hours: 10

Total Hours: 12

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