A-B Tech InfoBase

We're here to help you find quick answers to common questions. Use the search box to look up key words or browse through the categories below.
Can't find what you're looking for? Click here to email us your question or call us at (828) 398-7900.

Automotive/Diesel Programs

Automotive/Diesel Programs


Overview of the Automotive and Diesel/Heavy Equipment programs offered at A-B Tech 

Programs Offered

We offer two main types of programs related to automotive systems and technology:

  • Automotive Systems Technology
  • Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology

Automotive Systems Technology Programs

The Automotive Systems Technology programs are intended to help you get a job as an Automotive Service Technician. The program integrates academic and technical course work, providing classroom and lab experiences which emphasize automotive theory, servicing, and operation.

The Automotive Systems Technology program offers an Associate's Degree program and several shorter programs:

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology Programs

The Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology curriculum focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to service, troubleshoot, and repair medium and heavy duty vehicles. This includes servicing diesel engines in heavy duty trucks, buses, ships, locomotives, and equipment, as well as stationary diesel engines.

It includes the following programs:

More Information

For additional questions about any of these programs, contact David Walker, Chairperson of Transportation Technology, at (828) 398-7223 or davidwwalker@abtech.edu. To schedule an appointment with David Walker, please contact Eve Owens at (828) 398-7221 or evevowens@abtech.edu.


Key Words: Transportation Technology, Automotive Systems Technology, Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology, auto, automotive, diesel, heavy, equipment, trucks, transportation, mechanic, repair, car, cars
Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Selective Allied Health Programs
Added on Wed, Nov 11, 2015
Nurse Aide (CNA) Programs
Added on Wed, Feb 5, 2014
PLATO for ABE/GED/CPT Online Students
Added on Tue, Jun 18, 2013
Massage Program
Added on Wed, Oct 9, 2013
Culinary Department Tour
Added on Fri, Nov 1, 2013
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program
Added on Fri, Nov 1, 2013
Film and Media Studies
Added on Wed, Oct 31, 2012
Cosmetology Programs
Added on Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Nursing Programs
Added on Fri, Oct 18, 2013
Limited Programs
Added on Wed, Nov 11, 2015