This program is National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) certified. Successful students will attain Automotive Service Excellence credentials.
The Diesel Technician Program is designed to fill a void for the individual who wants career training in this field, but lacks the time and/or resources required by commercial schools for formal programs. It will prepare students for entry level employment as diesel technicians and graduates with skill and knowledge to progress quickly from trainee to fully-productive status in a relatively short time.
At the Southside Virginia Community College Automotive Technology Department, we can put you on the road towards a career as an automotive mechanic/technician.
At the Southside Virginia Community College Automotive Technology Department, we can put you on the road towards a career as an automotive mechanic/technician. Students enrolled in this program spend approximately 75% of their time doing hands-on work and 25% of their time learning automotive theory and its practical application.