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Power Technology Occupational Endorsement 
with an emphasis in Diesel/Heavy Duty Mechanics 

The HEAVY DUTY Occupational Endorsement is for the student wanting to enter the non-marine side of the diesel mechanic field.  This program covers all machine systems as well as the diesel engine.  All of the classes are at least 50% hands-on which lets the student practice their new skills.  UAS has a wide selection of excellent training aids. 

Employment possibilities could include:

  • Earthmoving companies
  • AC power generation
  • Trucking fleets
  • Freight handlers
  • State or city maintenance shops
  • Airport maintenance
  • Machinery dealers
  • Mining companies
  • Logging companies
  • Tour bus operations
  • Sand and gravel operations

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Endorsement Requirements

Please refer to the academic catalog for a complete list of course requirements.

Diesel Technology
  • 907.796.6571  (Fax)
Technical Education Center 
1415 Harbor Way
Juneau, Alaska
Mailstop: TEC1

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