Agricultural Equipment Repair

CampusStart Date
MonctonSeptember 2018

Program Overview

Agricultural Equipment Repair is vital to the smooth operation of every farm. Experts in the field know how to check farm equipment to ensure maximum performance. They diagnose equipment problems and make necessary adjustments. You’ll learn the mechanics behind each piece of farming equipment, as well as how to repair farm tractors, planters, sprayers, foragers, harvesters, tillers and other agriculturally-related attachments and material handling equipment. Farmers rely on skilled repair people to fix equipment setbacks before they become business catastrophes. 


Duration

The requirements for this certificate program may be achieved within one academic year of full-time study.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency

    (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)


    Career Possibilities

    Graduates of this program may be employed with agricultural, truck and heavy duty equipment dealers/manufacturers, after market suppliers, in farming enterprises, and forestry operations.

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    NOC Codes

    7312 - Heavy-duty equipment mechanics


    What you will learn

    • Workplace Safety Practices
    • Hydraulic Systems
    • Electrical Systems
    • Vehicle Service
    • Power Train
    • Equipment Operation and Service
    • Engines and Support Systems
    • Brake Systems
    • Engine Installation and Removal
    • Welding and Cutting
    • Trades Shop Practice
    • Math Foundations
    • Applied Physics: Mechanical Trades
    • Reading and Writing Applications
    • Interaction in the Workplace
    • Computers in the Workplace
    • Work Practicum


    Specific Considerations

    This occupation requires physical fitness and good coordination as climbing and lifting may be required. The hours of work may be irregular and may include weekends, and evenings when required.


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