Agriculture & Heavy Equipment Technologies

Agriculture & Heavy Equipment Technologies

Agriculture & Heavy Equipment Technologies

College Tech Prep Program - Eastland Career Center

Shift into High Gear
Interested with the mechanics of machines and enjoy learning how they work? Enjoy getting your hands dirty to learn the process for yourself? If that’s so, Agriculture & Heavy Equipment Technologies may be for you.
 
Get a Head Start
Learn how to diagnose, repair, and maintain a variety of equipment, including lawnmowers, tractors, skid steers, excavators, and other heavy equipment. In addition, this program teaches you how to safely handle tools, understand technical manuals and schematics and how to use electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment.
 
Those who successfully complete this program can advance to careers in agriculture, forestry, refuse and recycling, construction and the military, among many others.
 
To learn more about college credits at Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools, please visit our college credit web page.

Analyze the Machinery
Students learn to identify and analyze mechanical problems as they repair and overhaul gas and diesel engines. Areas of study include:
  • equipment operations
  • hand and power tools
  • safety practices
  • diagnostics
  • electronic controls
  • hydraulic systems
  • welding/cutting
  • GPS operations

Areas of Study Include:  

  • Agricultural and Industrial Power Technology
  • Electronic and Electrical Systems
  • Outdoor Power Technology
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics 

Career Pathways

Use your know-how of all types of engines to build your career in the transportation field. Explore careers such as:
  • field service technician
  • fleet mechanic
  • heavy equipment mechanic
  • service/parts manager

Contact Us

Nelson Karshner      
Director
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