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.

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Outcomes

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

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

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

Courses

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 FLUID POWER SYSTEMS 3.00
PRECISION AGRICULTURE IMPLEMENTS 3.00

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

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