Shift into High Gear
Interested with the mechanics of machines and enjoy learning how they work? Like getting your hands dirty to learn the process for yourself? If that's so, Agriculture & Heavy Equipment 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.
College credits are available through:
- University of Northwestern Ohio
Analyze the Machinery
Students learn to identify and analyze mechanical problems as they repair and overhaul gas and diesel engines.
Areas of study include:
- Hand and Power Tools
- Safety Practices
- Electronic Controls
- Hydraulic Systems
- GPS Operations
- Engines & Fuel Systems
- Electronic/Electrical Systems
- Hydraulics & Pneumatics
- Agricultural/Industrial Power