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Diesel Power Mechanics

World Class. Hands On. Job Ready.

The Community College of Aurora and our Diesel Equipment Dealers and partners are working together to immediately place graduates into the workforce through hands-on diesel training. This exclusive program, unique curriculum, and coursework are now available to all qualified students.

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The Community College of Aurora introduces the Diesel Apprenticeship Program. This program is sponsored by the Colorado Equipment Dealers Association. Students in the program may qualify for a Dealer Sponsorship. A student may receive a paid internship, tuition reimbursement and potential full-time employment after completion of an A.A.S Degree. Come meet the faculty, tour the facility, and sign up for an interview. During the open house an initial aptitude test will be given. Staff will be available to discuss the steps to apply.

Coursework necessary to receive an A.A.S. in Diesel Power Mechanics.

To Enroll in the Diesel Power Mechanics Program at CCA, start by completing the following online interest form.

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Click Here for the Diesel Power Mechanics Interest Form

Additional Resources

Looking for a career in construction or transportation? WIN - Workforce Initiative Now - can help you secure a position or advance your career on local transit infrastructure projects. Training and resources are also available to support employment success.


For additional information, or questions, contact:

Diesel Power Mechanics Staff

Greg Atencio, Faculty, Diesel Power Mechanics at Community College of Aurora in Denver Greg Atencio
Faculty, Diesel
Greg has worked at CCA since 2012 , teaching 16 classes in the Diesel Power Mechanics area related to introductory diesel service and repair, which eventually can lead to a ten-month associate’s degree. Atencio has been Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified since 1977. He spent three decades working in various automotive shops, including 25 for Midas. Atencio also is a General Motors School of Product Service Certified Technician and has been a dealership mechanic.






Andrew SingerAndrew Singer
Faculty, Diesel
Andrew Singer has worked for CCA since 2016. He has worked as a diesel mechanic for the U.S. Army and Union Pacific Railroad. In the Army, he advanced to become a shop foreman and earned his A.A.S. degree in automotive technology while in the armed forces. After his third deployment in the military, he had to retire due to injury. He then worked for Union Pacific as a diesel mechanic on locomotives for two years before joining CCA.

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