Modern vehicles grow more sophisticated every year, and new transportation technologies continue to need skilled technicians.
The demand for these skilled technicians continues to be strong in Northern Nevada for the foreseeable future. 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.
Programs offered through Transportation Technologies include Automotive, Aviation and Diesel. Completed programs offer both one-year certificates of achievement in given concentration and two-year associate of applied science degrees.
TMCC offers a two-year transportation technologies associate of applied science degree 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.
The first steps in learning to fly begin on the ground. TMCC offers the classroom training required before future pilots take to the air.
Diesel technicians maintain and repair over-the-road semi tractors and heavy equipment used in long-haul trucking, construction, and mining.