Printed on 9/21/2021

Agriculture Equipment Service Technician

31-070-5 Technical Diploma (TD)
Full Time
43 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day: Day
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.


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Agricultural equipment is becoming more and more complex. You need advanced technical skills to work on planting and harvesting equipment today. Learn to maintain and repair diesel engine systems, drive trains, hydraulics, electrical systems, GPS, air conditioning, materials handling equipment, and harvesting equipment. You’ll gain practical, hands-on training and applied skills such as repair, diagnostics and troubleshooting, which are critical for this industry. In addition, your study of agribusiness and agriculture marketing will position you to be a valued and skilled technician in this industry.


Career Opportunities


  • Ag Dealership Parts Person
  • Ag Dealership Service Technician
  • Ag Dealership Service Writer
  • Custom Harvesting Operator/Technician

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Estimated Program Cost


Agriculture Equipment Service Technician

This program will cost about $7,453.60*
based on current tuition and fees.

Textbooks will cost about $283.40*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Agriculture Equipment Service Technician

Term Fall 2021 Summer 2022 Fall 2022
Appleton

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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  • Admissions Requirements

    Skills Assessment

    An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

  • Credit Transfer Options

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    Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

    Transfer In

    Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

    Transfer Out

    Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

  • Program Outcomes
    • Repair electrical systems.
    • Analyze a digital data system.
    • Repair hydraulic systems.
    • Repair internal combustion engines.
    • Repair power trains/transmissions.
    • Repair air conditioning systems.
    • Follow industry equipment and shop safety standards.
    • Demonstrate communication skills needed for interacting with customers and coworkers in a professional manner.
  • Additional Information
    Program specific technical studies courses begin in the fall semester. By starting in fall, a minimum of three semesters will be required to complete this program which includes one summer semester.

    Tools are provided for use while on campus. Students must have safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and need to purchase program shirts.

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