• Learn through an apprenticeship and become an agriculture leader - 2019/2020

    Looking for the edge when it comes to finding a satisfying, in-demand career? Interested in joining a profession where you get your hands dirty and solve problems? By joining the John Deere technical team you'll be given the training to choose the career that best suits your skills.

    From the garage to the front desk, from management to consultation, the Agricultural Equipment Technician – John Deere Tech [Apprenticeship] program will provide the training necessary to help you choose the best career option while providing employment access to an industry leader.

    You'll have the edge over the 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 future.

    When you graduate, you'll be up to speed on the latest technology advancements in agricultural equipment. Plus, you'll graduate with a joint John Deere/Fanshawe College Certificate of Achievement, and be ready to enter an industry where there's a shortage of skills. You'll be in high-demand.

     

  • Courses

    Agricultural Equipment Technician - John Deere Ag Tech-2019/2020

    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 visualinspection, diagnosing and troubleshooting, repairing and verifying the repair of planting equipmentand 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.

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