Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

    This pathway prepares students for a careers specializing in diesel engines. These jobs may focus on automobiles or marine vessels, but all require extensive knowledge about the specific details of diesel tech.

    Courses We Offer:

    • Diesel Electrical/Electronic I & II
    • Diesel Engines I & II
    • Diesel Brakes
    • Diesel Suspension & Steering


    Careers in this cluster focus on the management of the movement of people and goods by various means of transportation, including roads, rail, air and water. Occupations range from operation and design of transportation systems to maintenance and repair on vehicles.

    Useful Traits

    • Critical Thinking
    • Trouble Shooting Experience
    • Manual Deterity
    • Practical/Mechanical Logic

    Things You Will Learn

    • Mechanical Principles
    • Customer Service Principles
    • Equipment Uses
    • Transportation Efficiency

    Certification Offered:

    Automotive Service Excellence


    Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

    • SkillsUSA

    Ask about our dual enrollment opportunities at Bevill State.

    College: Bevill State Community College

    • Diesel Technician training offered at Summiton campus.

    Bevill State has no minimum grade or score requirements for students who earn the Alabama High School Diploma, but all students must complete the COMPASS Placement Test prior to admission.


    • Assoc. of Applied Science:         Cost: $9885  -  Credit Hours: 70

    • Long Term Certificate:         Cost: $6501  -  Credit Hours: 46

    • Short Term Certificate:        Cost: $1848  -  Credit Hours: 13

      *cost only accounts for credit hours



    Employment Opportunities

    • Diesel Technician
      • Education needed: High School
      • Median Wage: $20.98/hr, $43630/yr
      • Certification(s) Needed: Many are offered by ASE
    • Farm Equipment Mechanics
      • Education Needed: High School
      • Wage: $17.38/hr, $36150/yr
      • Certification: International Fluid Power Society
    • Transportation Equipment or Vehicle Inspector
      • Education Needed: Post Secondary Certificate
      • Wage:$33.26/hr, $69170/yr
      • Certification: North American Transportation Management Institute 

    On The Job Training

    Ask your career coach, counselor or instructorfor options to gain real world experience in this field.



    O*NET, Job #49-3023.02




    Information taken from the Alabama State Department of Education

    Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development

    Section and from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Onet Online.

    Director: Chris McCullar

    Asst. Director: Kristi Cain

    Counselor: Kelli Adkins

    Career Coach: Shawna McCullar

    Phone: 205-387-0519

    Fax: 205-384-5170

    Walker County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Ref: Sec. 1983, Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C.; Title VI and VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sec. 504; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Walker County Board of Education, P.O. Box 311, Jasper, AL 35502 Phone: 205-387-0555