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Ag Diesel Mechanics

 

 

Other/Related Variations

  • Automotive/Agricultural Diesel
  • Automotive/Agricultural Power
  • Mechanics

 

Degree Type/Duration

  • Technical Diploma (1-2 years)
  • Associate’s Degree (2 years)

 

Overview

Prepares students to work with servicing and repairing medium and heavy-duty agricultural machinery. Students will learn ways to diagnose problems and make proper repairs and adjustments.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas:

Introduction to Agri-Power, Combine Operation and Repair, Agriculture Power Units, Tractor Systems, Diesel Electricity, Dealership Operations and Procedures

 

Potential Career Paths

 

Assembly Technician

Dealer Services Representative

Heavy Equipment Operator

Hydraulics Technician

Maintenance/Service Technician

Parts Manager

Rendering Maintenance

Service Writer

Technician

Truck Driver

Welder

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

  • Apprenticeship
  • Additional certifications available
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Hands-on experience related to mechanics
  • Welding Certificate