Agricultural Equipment Technician Apprenticeship
Take your agricultural and mechanical skills to the next level with specialized courses and one-on-one instruction from a qualified tradesperson in the Agricultural Equipment Technician Apprenticeship program. Over four years, you’ll mix on-the-job training with technical experience, learning to maintain, diagnose and repair or overhaul equipment such as tractors, combines, sprayers and more.
Gaining all the ag mechanic skills you need during your apprenticeship, you’ll work with your hands to diagnose electrical, mechanical and hydraulic problems – ensuring downtime is minimized and the harvest is maximized. The agriculture industry is crucial to our food supply and keeping farm equipment running is a necessity you’ll be able to provide as an agricultural equipment technician.
Become an essential part of the agriculture industry, and apply for your apprenticeship today!
- Successful completion of English 20-2, Math 20-3 and Science 10, or entrance exam.
- English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 30 or Chemistry 30 or Science 30 and related career and technology studies recommended.
Please note: You must be a registered apprentice to apply for this program. Information on how to become a registered apprentice is available on the Alberta Government's website.
Additional information on apprenticeship and industry training is available on Alberta's Tradesecrets website.
Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board
Provincial Building, Room 280
200 - 5th Avenue South
Lethbridge AB T1J 4C7
Outside of North America: 1-403-476-9757
Ask about the Alberta Apprenticeship Scholarship Program. You might discover you’re eligible for a financial award!
Apprenticeship programs require eight weeks of classroom training each year in addition to on-the-job training.
- Diesel fuel injection systems
- Electrical welding and oxy fuel cutting
- Electronic fuel management
- Spraying equipment
- Powertrain (specific to off-road)
- Seeding and precision farming systems
View the full course outline for the Agricultural Equipment Technician Apprenticeship.
When you complete your apprenticeship, you’ll be ready for your future in agriculture in positions such as:
- Sales Representative
- Service Representative
https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/trades-in-alberta/profiles/0322/ Agricultural Equipment Technician