Have you always loved working with vehicles and finding out how they work? If so, you may be interested in a career in the diesel technology field. If you live in the city of Raleigh, there's one school that offers a diesel technology program. At Wake Technical Community College, tuition costs about $2,380 and the average scholarship award is $774.
At Wake Technical Community College, the diesel and heavy equipment technology program leads to a diploma or an Associate's degree. The Associate's degree takes two years and the diploma program requires about one year of full-time study.
In the city of Raleigh, many highways play an important role in the local trucking industry, including I-540 and North Carolina Highway 42. Local employers that use these roads include American Expediting, Cardinal International Trucks, and G & W Equipment. The cost of living in Raleigh is slightly lower than the national average.