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Online Diesel Mechanic training

With millions of trucks, buses, trains—and innovative clean-diesel technologies—it's easy to see that the country runs on diesel. In fact, this fuel is crucial for the nation's commerce, industry, and transit. That means technicians with diesel expertise are always in high demand.

Our online Diesel Mechanic training, developed in partnership with the Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium (MAVCC), is designed to help you stand out from the competition and move your mechanic career to the next level.

You'll develop real-world skills and knowledge to qualify for exciting opportunities as a heavy vehicle hydraulics tech, rental truck fleet mechanic, parts specialist, construction equipment repair specialist, and more. And because our Diesel Mechanic training is online, you can learn in a way that fits your busy life.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Fully interactive online lessons and study materials
  • Step-by-step lab simulations with animated videos
  • Career Diploma at graduation
  • The option to participate in our live commencement ceremony

job growth

Job opportunities

Diesel-related employment is on the rise. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, job growth for diesel service technicians and mechanics will be 10% between 2016 and 2026*. That's faster than the average growth for all jobs in the U.S. over the same time period, and job prospects should be best for those who have completed postsecondary training in diesel engine repair.


Unlike other online Diesel Mechanic courses, there are no prerequisites to enroll and you can graduate in as little as four months.


Learn heavy-vehicle repair procedures, tool usage and safety, and specialty systems such as hydraulics.


Our Diesel Mechanic training is easy on your wallet—and tuition includes what you need to get started.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Our Diesel Mechanic training teaches you about vehicle electrical systems, the engine and its working parts, and more. Since diesel engines are in hundreds of thousands of buses, large trucks, boats, bulldozers, dump trucks, cranes, and more, people with this kind of specialized repair and maintenance knowledge should be in great demand.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth EDGE, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth EDGE throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate from the online Diesel Mechanic program. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

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State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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