Skill Certificate in Agriculture Power Equipment Technician

Division: Agriculture

Students completing this certificate will acquire a basic level training for an agriculture power equipment technician, including diagnostics, repair and service of agriculture and industrial equipment.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform diagnostic parts schedule and repair.
  • Adjust, tune, measure and perform all diagnostic tests as prescribed by equipment manufacturer.
  • Ascertain and recommend and defend recommendation of equipment needed for a specific application.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: power equipment technician, service technician, small engine technician, and on-farm agriculture repair and operation.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES12
AGTC 103Farm Power3
AGTC 201Intro to Ag Power Equipment3
AGTC 202Farm Equipment Construction3
AGTC 225Outdoor Power Equipment Applic2
WEXP 193 FAgriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem1
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RESTRICTED ELECTIVES4
Select four units from the following courses:
AGMT 108AG Business Computer Apps3
AGTC 106Agriculture Welding3
AGTC 202Farm Equipment Construction3
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TOTAL16

The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.