Agriculture Essentials: Equipment Maintenance (Microcredential)

Start DateDurationLocationTuition
Aug 14, 202311 WeeksMonctonFree*

* This program is 100% funded through Joint Workforce Development Initiative (JWDI) and is focused on training workers to work on farms in NB.

Farm equipment maintenance training is now available for FREE in New Brunswick.

Farm workers who can use and maintain basic equipment are vital and in high demand to work on New Brunswick farms.

NBCC is offering a 10-week Agriculture Essentials: Equipment Maintenance microcredential program to better prepare learners to work in the agricultural sector as farm workers.

The knowledge and terminology covered in the modules includes, but is not limited to, tool identification, equipment uses, equipment components, the importance of upkeep, and health and safety procedures. 


This program instructs learners to safely use and maintain basic agriculture tools and equipment when working on a farm to reduce downtime and repair costs.

Program Courses

This program consists of the following 3 courses:

  • Agricultural Tools & Equipment
  • Routine Equipment Maintenance
  • Work Safely

Program Structure

  • Instructor-led virtual sessions + in-person practical learning session at NBCC Moncton
  • 11 weeks (2 evenings a week virtually for 10 weeks + 1 week of practical learning from October 23 - 27, 2023) 


Upon successful completion of the program, the learner will earn a microcredential. The microcredential is issued to the learner as a digital badge to display on a resume, LinkedIn, e-portfolio, or other digital networks. The digital badge allows employers to see what the learner can do as it shows evidence of the assessed competencies. 

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum 16 years of age (High School Diploma, Adult High School Diploma, or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency required to progress into an Apprenticeship program)
  • Be able to receive instruction, respond, and research in the English language
  • Be able to work and live in New Brunswick


Registration Deadline: August 4, 2023

Apply Now: Application Form - Agriculture Essentials Equipment Maintenance

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