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Heavy Equipment Repair, Operations and Diesel Technology (Syracuse)


  Program Description


Thompson Road Campus
6820 Thompson Road, Syracuse NY
Phone:  (315) 433-2635

Located at Tracey Road Equipment in Syracuse, the two-year Heavy Equipment Repair, Operations and Diesel Technology program is designed to offer students essential skills in the operation and repair of heavy equipment and heavy-duty diesel trucks using the latest techniques and diagnostic equipment. Students will gain daily practical experience working with a variety of engines and equipment that will prepare them for employment opportunities or furthering their education at college and technical schools. Students may be eligible to earn industry certifications in safety training and equipment operation. A Career and Technical Endorsement on their high school diploma will signify that students have met the rigorous industry standard upon successfully passing a technical assessment.

Available Academic Credits
Available Credits
  • 3 CTE Credits Per Year
  • 1 Science or Math Credit Per Year
Industry Training Opportunities
  • Equipment Safety/OSHA 10 Training
  • CPR & First Aid Certification
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) hand signals


*Advanced Employment - additional training may be necessary
Experiential Learning Opportunities 
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Mechanics Assistant
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Welder Fleet Mechanic
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Preventive Maintenance Mechanic
  • Engine Tech (rebuilding diesel engines)
  • On-Road Mechanic
  • Parts Specialist
  • Advanced employment - Additional training necessary