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Caterpillar Dealer Academy

The Caterpillar Dealer Academy is a cooperative two-year college level student technician education program, which leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree with a major in Caterpillar Service Technology. Florence-Darlington Technical College, working in close relationship with the sponsoring Caterpillar dealers, administers the program activities. The Program is exclusively by and for the sponsoring Caterpillar dealers.


The Caterpillar Dealer Academy, a partnership between local Caterpillar dealers and Florence-Darlington Technical College, builds the foundation for technicians to service Caterpillar equipment with excellence and professionalism.


Applying the skills learned at the Caterpillar Dealer Academy will allow technicians to launch their career within the Caterpillar dealer network.


This program has been accredited by the Associated Equipment Distributors or A.E.D.

CAT tractors sit outside of the academy lab.