Applied Industrial Technologies

Transportation Technologies

Skills to Keep Your Career and Community Moving


Telephone: 775-857-4967

Modern vehicles grow more sophisticated every year. Besides basic mechanics, repair technicians and operators must understand electronics, computers and troubleshooting applications. The transportation technologies programs train repair technicians to standards established by nationally recognized industry groups. In northern Nevada demand for skilled technicians continues to be strong for the foreseeable future.



TMCC offers a two-year transportation technologies associate of applied science degrees with an emphasis in automotive technology and one-year certificates of achievement for automotive repair technicians of every level, from the general auto maintenance worker to ASE® certified master technicians. As a NATEF certified program, we offer courses that prepare you for high-wage careers at new car dealerships across the region as well as training for current technicians seeking to upgrade for the new emerging technologies. With flexible scheduling in our 10,000 square-foot facility, including evening and weekend classes, you're sure to find a program to fit your needs and career goals.


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The first steps in learning to fly begin on the ground. TMCC offers the classroom training required before future pilots take to the air. Our pilot training courses meet all Federal Aviation Administration standards and are taught by highly-qualified, FAA-certified instructors. Course work is supplemented with visits to local airports, tower control, radar service stations and aircraft maintenance shops. Students who complete the TMCC aviation courses are referred to local flight schools to continue their training.


Diesel technicians maintain and repair over-the-road semi tractors and heavy equipment used in long-haul trucking, construction, and mining. The growth of the warehousing and construction industries in northern Nevada has created a significant shortage of qualified diesel technicians in recent years. Designed with the input and support of local industry experts, the TMCC diesel program complies with national certification standards. The one-year certificate of achievement prepares general maintenance technicians for entry-level work, while the associate of applied science degree with an emphasis in diesel technology provides the training necessary to professionally repair both over-the-road and heavy equipment from a variety of vendors.


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