Industrial Diesel Mechanics

Program Length

900 hours


Monday through Thursday
4:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Some Fridays
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
(2 hours of remote instruction on weeks with no Friday)

*Subject to change

Program Dates

Start Date: August 11, 2021
End Date: June 8, 2022

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
303 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)

Tuition Information

Direct Cost:  The cost of the program

Tuition: $7,695
Books/Tools/Supplies: $3,320
Total*: $11,015 (Subject to change)

Please note:  Books, tools and supplies are a requirement of each program and are a mandatory cost of the program.

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Other Costs

Indirect Costs: These are not costs to attend Great Oaks, but an estimate of living expenses you may have while attending school. They are shown for federal financial aid purposes, and include child care, housing, transportations, etc.

Dependent Student: $8,069
Independent Student: $14,052

Available Certifications
  • ASE
  • CPR/First Aid

Accredited by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and COE (the Council on Occupational Education).

Contact Information


Marty Lopinto, Career Planning Specialist or 513.612.5790

Frederick Maess, Instructor or 513.612.5811

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Learn All Aspects of Diesel Engine Service and Heavy Duty Truck Repair

When working on an automotive engine just doesn’t seem big enough, consider Industrial Diesel Mechanics.  Learn to service and repair buses, trucks, over-the-road trucks, construction equipment, emergency service vehicles, aircraft tuggers and railroad equipment. Add some horsepower to your career.
Great Oaks Career Campuses Adult Workforce Development - Industrial Diesel Mechanics

Learn all aspects of diesel engine service and repair on buses, trucks, over-the-road trucks, construction equipment, emergency service vehicles, aircraft tuggers, and railroad equipment. Assemble, adjust, repair, and maintain hydraulic systems and drive trains, electrical and cooling systems, and steering and suspension systems.

What you will learn: Gas and diesel engines, standard and automatic transmissions, tires and wheels, OSHA standards, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning systems, DOT regulations; pre-trip inspections, steering and suspension, air and hydraulic brakes.

Learn about one of the many career options in this field!

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Enrollment is closed for the 2021-2022 school year.

Enrollment Requirements:

All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806

Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education

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