Students pursuing this Certificate of Graduation should be cautioned that most original equipment dealerships and manufacturers (Cummins, Freightliner, John Deere, etc.) require a minimum of an Associate degree before they will hire an employee. Employers are not only seeking the hard skills of diesel technology, but also the soft skills achieved in general education studies. Students must meet the minimum requirements in English and Math to be awarded the Certificate of Graduation.
NOTE: This program requires that recipients file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and be eligible for Title IV financial aid. The Workforce Ready Grant is not based on family income.