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Agricultural Equipment Repair
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Agricultural Equipment Repair

Agricultural Equipment Repair
Campus(es): NBCC Moncton Campus
Begins in September 2011

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

Farmers can't afford to have equipment that doesn't work. With the Agricultural Equipment Repair program, you can be the person to ensure farming equipment operates at its best. Learn to fix planters, sprayers, foragers, harvesters, tillers and other agriculturally-related attachments and material handling equipment. You will learn to check equipment components, identify causes of failures, diagnose problems, perform repairs, install new parts and make necessary adjustments.

Admission Requirements Profile A
  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency
Career Possibilities

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

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 because climbing and lifting may be required. Working hours may include weekends and evenings.

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