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 Basic Requirements

Applicant must meet the following:two men and big machine

  • 18 years of age or older by the time of the first internship period
  • a high school graduate or possess any one of the following
    • General Education Development (GED) certification
    • California High School Proficiency (CHSP) certificate
    • Associate or higher degree.
  • submit an official transcript from a high school or any applicable college/university (or GED or CHSP) with the application to the program.
  • be able to meet SJDC and CAT dealership admission and academic requirements.
  • sponsored by a CAT dealership.
  • possess a valid driver's license and maintain an employable driving record.
  • willing to submit to a drug test if requested by dealership sponsor.
  • willing to submit to a background check.
  • be sincere about becoming the best service technician he/she can be.

Admissions Requirements

Participants must

  • complete an application to a sponsoring Caterpillar dealer
  • provide a high school transcript
  • complete the college academic placement and mechanical aptitude tests
  • selected applicants will be interviewed by dealer management and a dealer program representative
  • upon dealer acceptance, screened applicants will receive a provisional acceptance
  • final acceptance is made upon successful completion of the required drug and physical test
  • Dealerships will notify students of final acceptance into the Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician Program