Diesel Technician training

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Training Center

Diesel Laptops now offers in-classroom training for Diesel Technicians. Learn important terminology and get hands on experience with multimeters, amp clamps and more. There are only 8 slots per class so reserve your spot now.

Electrical Basics for technicians

Course topic overview

Basic Electrical Theory

Students will learn about Electrical Circuits, Voltage, Amperage, Resistance, and Electrical Components such as Relays, Fuses, and more.

Electrical Tool Overview

In this section of the course, students will learn how to correctly use and diagnose problems with a multimeter and an amperage clamp.

Hands-On Lab Instruction

In this instructor lead section of the course, students will work on actual real world circuits and learn to correctly troubleshoot circuit faults.

Class Times

Classes are scheduled to last from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. As this is a full-day course, we will allow for several short breaks throughout the day in addition to a longer lunch break.

A morning snack with coffee and a catered lunch will be provided by Diesel Laptops. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know the Friday before your class.

Class Schedule

August 2018

Electrical Basics for Technicians
Monday, August 13

travel information

Travel and lodging are not included with course tuition. The nearest airport is the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Listed below are recommended ground transportation options as well as lodging and dining establishments in the local Lexington, SC area.


Car Rentals:
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.
Uber from CAE


Comfort Suites
325W Main Street
Lexington, SC 29072
$104/per night special rate

About the Instructor

Dustin Carnes has more than 12 years experience as an L2 ASE Master certified Diesel Technician. In 2012, he won 1st place at the South Carolina Trucking Association’s Technician Rodeo.

He has the following additional certifications:

  • Diamond certified for Navistar
  • Cummins certified on multiple engines
  • Mitsubishi FUSO certifications
  • Eaton Transmission Certifications
  • Bendix Certification
  • 2 years of Electrical Engineering at USC


Where to find us

Contact information for Diesel Laptops is listed below.
4335 Augusta Highway Gilbert, SC 29054

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