The University of Northwestern Ohio has announced a partnership with Mack and Volvo Trucks, making the school one of three in the country that offers Diesel Advanced Technology Education. The program is set to being in early 2019 to fill the growing trade-skills gap in the workforce crisis and specifically in the diesel industry.

Students that complete this program will have the opportunity to enter the workforce as a Professional Level Technician and certified by the academies at both Mack and Volvo. The coursework will be taught by instructors certified by each manufacturer.