|32-070-1 Technical Diploma (two-year)
Campus: New Richmond
|Financial Aid Eligible|
Agricultural equipment has become more complex, precise, and expensive; and it is becoming more difficult for individuals to repair their own equipment. This program prepares students to be employed as technicians at farm implement dealerships, repair shops, businesses that use farm equipment or diesel engines, or to work on their own equipment. This program stresses practical hands-on experience in the shop. Students learn the theory, operation, and repair of tillage, planting, harvesting equipment, and tractors. Opportunities to troubleshoot and service farm equipment are a valuable aspect of this program. Students study diesel engines, drivetrains, electrical systems, and hydraulics.
As part of the Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician program, students are required to obtain a license to operate a forklift. This allows students to be one step closer in their job preparation in the agricultural industry.
Students in this program must:
Employers will expect Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician graduates to be able to:
The estimated total program cost for the two-year Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician program is $9,569 (does not include books, tools, supplies, or uniforms). This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.