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Graduate with a skill set in high demand by an industry leader in agricultural technology. - 2022/2023

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.

 

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Learning Outcomes

Level 1, 2, 3

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
Apprenticeship/Client Services
72-1200 Commissioners Road East 
London, Ontario, N5Z 4R3 
519-675-7788
MLTSD is responsible for scheduling your in-school training at Fanshawe College.

More information about Apprenticeships at Fanshawe.

Employment Ontario
This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada.

 

Courses

Agricultural Equipment Technician - John Deere Ag Tech-2022/2023

Level 1 - Basic
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
FEMC-1051Implements & Integrated Solutions2.5
The student will learn to diagnose and repair precision agricultural systems by performing a visual inspection, diagnosing and troubleshooting, repairing and verifying the repair of precision agricultural systems, components and implements according to manufacturer's recommendations, specifications and safety requirements.
FEMC-1050System Diagnosis6
Students will learn advanced diagnostic skills in the following topic areas: trade practices, fluid power, engines, electrical and drive train systems.
MPAP-1022Trade Practices2.5
To be supplied
MPAP-1023Fluid Power Systems1.5
To be supplied
MPAP-1024Engine Systems2.5
To be supplied
MPAP-1025Electrical Systems2.5
To be supplied
MPAP-1026Fuel Systems1.5
This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of diesel fuel system circuits and components.
MPAP-1027Drive Train Systems2.5
To be supplied
MPAP-1028Wheel End Assemblies & Brake Systems1.5
To be supplied

Level 2 - Intermed
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
FEMC-3014Electrical/Electronics2.5
To follow
FEMC-1012Planting Equipment3
The student will study methods to diagnose and repair planting equipment by performing a visual inspection, diagnosing and troubleshooting, repairing and verifying the repair of planting equipment and components; according to manufacturer's recommendations, specifications and safety requirements.
FEMC-3027Applied Work Practices & Procedures1.5
To be supplied
FEMC-3008Fluid Power3
To be supplied.
FEMC-3016Engine Systems2.5
To follow
FEMC-3017Fuel Systems2.5
To follow
FEMC-3018Drive Train Systems2.5
To follow
FEMC-3026Steering, Tire & Brakes Systems1.5
To be supplied
FEMC-3013System Diagnostics3.5
Students will learn advanced diagnostic skills in the following topic areas: electrical, engines,fuel and drive train systems.

Level 3 - Advanced
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
FEMC-5013Trade Practices1.5
To be supplied
FEMC-5030Fluid Power3
The Level 3 Fluid Power course consists of a combination of theoretical and practical study in the following areas: - Hydraulic Principles - Hydraulic Actuators - Hydraulic Accumulators and Accessories - Hydraulic Schematics and Circuit Applications - Hydraulic System Circuits and Diagnosis
FEMC-5015Engine Systems1.5
To be supplied
FEMC-5031Electrical/Electronic Systems3
The Level 3 Electrical/Electronic course consists of a combination of theoretical and practical study in the following areas: - Charging Systems - Computerized Management Systems - Electrical Diagnosis - Ignition Theory
FEMC-5017Fuel Systems2.5
To be supplied
FEMC-5032Drive Train Systems2.5
The Level 3 Drive Trains course consists of a combination of theoretical and practical study in the following areas: - Hydrostatic Drive Systems - Continuously Variable Ratio Transmission (CVT) Systems - Belt and Chain Drive Systems - Suspension Systems
FEMC-5033Air Conditioning Systems1.5
The Level 3 Air Conditioning course consists of a combination of theoretical and practical study in the following areas: - Air Conditioning System Operation - Air Conditioning System Diagnostics - Air Conditioning Systems Control Circuit Diagnostics
FEMC-5020Harvest Equipment4
The student will study methods to diagnose and repair harvest equipment by performing a visual inspection, diagnosing and troubleshooting, repairing and verifying the repair of harvestingequipment and components; according to manufacturer's recommendations, specifications andsafety requirements.
FEMC-5021System Diagnostics3
Students will learn advanced diagnostic skills in the following topic areas: fuel, emission, hydraulic,electrical, drive train and air conditioning systems.

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 17 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Residency
Requirement and Graduate from this Program.

More Information - 2022/2023

Program Details

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Canadian Students

Program Code
JDA2

Program Coordinator:

Peter Louwagie

Delivery
Apprenticeship
Day Time
Credential
Ontario College Certificate