The southern state of Louisiana can be a great state for people who want to become successful diesel mechanics and truck drivers. If you live in the city of Bogalusa, you can look into Northshore Technical Community College, the only school in this city with a diesel technology program. The average cost of tuition is $2,885 and the average scholarship award is $1,093.
In Bogalusa, you can earn a technical diploma, certificate of technical studies, or Associate's degree in diesel technology. Required courses include Basic Hydraulics, Air Conditioning, Diesel Preventive Maintenance, and General Engine Diagnostics.
With its population of 12,000 people, Bogalusa is a rapidly growing city in Louisiana. It has a low cost of living. Highway 21 and Highway 439 both run through Bogalusa. Local trucking companies include Seal Trucking, Doug's Valley Enterprises, Pritchard Trucking, and L & L Trucking.