You can use your mechanical skills in an exciting new career in the transportation industry. Diesel mechanics are hired by repair shops and trucking companies all over Ohio to repair large vehicles. In the city of Lucasville, Scioto County Career Technical Center is the one school that offers this program. Students report an average scholarship award of $667.
The diesel technology program includes 1,200 hours of in-depth instruction. You can expect to spend plenty of time in the classroom and in the lab. Courses are held in the evenings, allowing many students to keep their current work schedule.
Lucasville has a cost of living that's 18% below the national average. Local highways include U.S. Highway 23 and Ohio State Highway 133. This area has a variety of truck driving companies, including Dave Burton Trucking, Marty Locke Trucking, Green Mobile Home Transportation, and Smitty's Truck and Auto.