Agricultural Equipment Technician - John Deere Ag Tech [Apprenticeship]
Graduate with a skill set in high demand by an industry leader in agricultural technology. - 2021/2022
By joining the John Deere technical team you’ll be given the training to choose a challenging career with an industry leader.
From the shop floor to the front desk, from management to consultation, the Agricultural Equipment Technician – John Deere Tech [Apprenticeship] program will give you an edge over traditional farm equipment apprenticeship grads because you’ll have completed an additional four-months of training on the latest, cutting-edge John Deere technology.
As well, you’ll be paid to work at a John Deere dealership where you’ll be able to try a number of behind the scenes jobs, as well as front-end work to help you determine your best career path.
When you graduate, you’ll be in high-demand with a skill set built on the latest technology advancements in agricultural equipment. Plus, you'll graduate with a joint John Deere/Fanshawe College Certificate of Achievement.
This is an apprenticeship program where students combine paid, on-the-job training from skilled tradespeople, with a full-time, on-campus classroom component from experienced skilled trade instructors. The classroom component includes three levels of theoretical training.
This is an apprenticeship program. You cannot apply to this program through ontariocolleges.ca. Applicants need a sponsor/employer. Your sponsor/employer must register you with:
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
72-1200 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario, N5Z 4R3
MLTSD is responsible for scheduling your in-school training at Fanshawe College.
The agriculture industry is experiencing revolutionary change providing many exciting career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Agricultural Equipment Technician – John Deere Tech [Apprenticeship] program. Technology has driven much of this change and continues to shatter old boundaries. As agricultural enterprises have become much larger, with an expanded workforce, additional management positions are being created. You'll have the edge over the traditional farm equipment apprenticeship graduates because you'll have completed an additional four-months of training on the latest, cutting-edge John Deere technology.
Did you know Fanshawe consistently ranks high in graduation employment rates among large colleges in Ontario?
Here’s an example of an employment opportunity for students and graduates of Fanshawe’s Agricultural Equipment Technician - John Deere Tech [Apprenticeship] program:
Licensed Agricultural Equipment Technician
Repair and maintain agricultural equipment including seeding equipment, harvesting equipment, tractors and tillage equipment.