At WyoTech – Blairsville, Diesel is about More than Just Trucks
Posted Monday, Apr 19, 2010 by
When you hear “diesel,” you probably first imagine a big-rig truck thundering down a ribbon of interstate highway. But while diesel engines still dominate the commercial trucking industry, there are plenty of other fields that also depend on the unmatched powered, efficiency and reliability of diesel technology. Today, you can find diesel power plants in:
- Private automobiles
- Construction equipment
- Cargo ships
- Cruise ships
- Oil rigs
- Electric power plants
- Mining equipment
- Farming equipment
- Hydraulic systems
With diesel technology so widespread, people who are experts in diesel maintenance and repair have many job options to explore. And to get that expertise, many people turn to WyoTech – Blairsville.
A 9-Month Career Training Program
WyoTech is one of America’s leading centers for diesel career education and training. At its Blairsville, Pa., campus, WyoTech offers a nine-month training program where students can get hands-on experience with a variety of diesel engines and power systems. Working with name-brand systems such as Cummins, Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel, WyoTech students enjoy hands-on training in:
- Diesel engine theory
- Engine performance
- Cooling systems
- Lubrication systems
- Induction exhaust systems
- Hydrostatic drive transmissions
- Charging systems
- Heavy duty torque converters
- Power train
- Transport refrigeration
- Wheel alignment
When they graduate, WyoTech – Blairsville students are ready to compete for entry-level positions in a wide variety of industries, whether it be on land or sea.
About the WyoTech – Blairsville Campus
Since its opening in 2002, the WyoTech – Blairsville campus continues to build on 40 years of automotive excellence that is the WyoTech tradition. Our modern 265,000 square-foot facility, set on 37 acres in beautiful Western Pennsylvania, offers hands-on training in the fields of automotive technology and collision/refinishing technology. Our instructors are all seasoned professionals who are eager to help launch you on a new road to career success and satisfaction.
For more information about diesel technology and other career training programs, contact WyoTech – Blairsville today!