Program Description

The Precision Agriculture Equipment Technician Certificate combines classroom theory with extensive hands-on training in an agriculture shop environment to provide a well-rounded education in the precision agriculture equipment service and repair industry. Learners will gain experience in precision agriculture equipment, fluid power, maintenance and diagnostics and repair. Learners interested in this career should have above average computer skills, the ability to work with tools and the physical capacity to lift and carry 50 pounds. In addition, learners looking to be successful in this occupation should have the aptitude to work within precise limits and standards and possess good oral, reading and writing skills. This certificate requires learners to have a valid driver’s license. The program is housed at the Diesel Technology Center, located at 3353 Geischen Drive, Wausau, WI.

Approximate Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $1,600
Books & Supplies: $0

Financial Aid

Not Available
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Graduates will be able to…

  • Service major systems in the Precision Agricultural Equipment industry
  • Repair major systems in Precision Agricultural Equipment industry
  • Practice safe personal and professional work habits


Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Cooperatives
  • Custom Operators
  • Large Farms and Equipment Manufacturers
  • Agriculture Equipment Dealers


The Precision Agriculture Equipment Technician Certificate is a 9 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

Precision Agriculture Electronic Systems 3.00
Precision Agriculture Implements 3.00
Precision Agriculture Fluid Power Systems 3.00
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