Classroom Training

TEXA Training

Course topic overview

By the end of this half-day class students will have hands on experience with the proper usage of the TEXA IDC5 Software and how it integrates with Diesel Laptops exclusive software such as DTC Solutions, Knowledgebase, Truck Fault Codes and more. Upon completion of the course the students will receive reference material for further self study and also a certificate of completion for the course.


Please note: this class is held at our headquarters in Gilbert, SC. Transportation and lodging costs are not included.


TEXA IDC5 Software

After an introduction and overview of the program, students will learn how to launch and navigate the IDC5 software. By the end of the course, students will be able to  read and clear codes, change engine parameters, and perform bi-directional functions such as DPF regenerations and cylinder cutout tests.

Diesel Laptops Exclusive Software

Students will also learn how to incorporate our exclusive software into their IDC5 workflow. Students will get an introduction to DTC Solutions, Knowledgebase, Labor Time Guide, Truck Fault Codes and more.


Hands-On Instruction

In this portion of the class,  students will get hands on experience using the TEXA IDC5 software on an actual vehicle.   Students will change parameters, view live data, learn how to perform datalog recordings, and perform tests on real vehicles at our facility.

Training overview

Below is a quick video overview of the class.


Pricing information is listed below.

Golden Ticket Classes

(For TEXA Customers with voucher)


Customers that purchased a TEXA kit from Diesel Laptops after May 1, 2017 will receive one free class of their choice. Strict limit of one Golden Ticket offer per TEXA unit sold. Travel and lodging are not included.

Discounted Classes

(For TEXA customers only)


TEXA customers receive discounted tuition rates. This offer may be combined with one Golden Ticket. Strict limit of one Golden Ticket per TEXA purchased. Travel and lodging are not included.

Regular Tuition

(For non TEXA customers)


Non-discounted price for customers who have not purchased a TEXA kit from Diesel Laptops. Travel and lodging are not included.

Class location

PLEASE NOTE: This is not an on-line class. This class will be held at the Diesel Laptops Training Facility in Gilbert, SC. See the Map below for address and directions. Travel arrangements and hotel accommodations will not be provided by Diesel Laptops.  

Class Schedule

Classes are scheduled to last from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. As this is a half-day course, we will allow for a short break with a snack and soft drinks/coffee. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know the Friday before your class.

January 2019

Monday, January 7th
Monday, January 21st


February 2019

Monday, February 4th
Monday, February 18th


March 2019

Monday, March 4th
Monday, March 18th


Dustin Carnes

Dustin Carnes

Training Director

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
Scott Meek

Scott Meek

Diesel Technologies Instructor

Scott Meek has fifteen years hands on experience as a diesel technician.
He specialized in advanced diagnostics for engines, electrical systems, and after-treatment

  • Cummins certified in multiple engines
  • Master certified Navistar engines and chassis
  • Mitsubisho Fuso certified Engines and chassis
  • Navistar DLB advanced logic level 3 certified
  • Bendix Certifications
  • A/C 609 certified
  • Graduate of Greenville Technical college
    Diesel technician program