Agriculture & Diesel Technology

Job Outlook

  • Troubleshoot, repair, overhaul, and assemble new and used gas and diesel power-driven machinery, and equipment

  • Service air-cooled engines, farm tractors, and heavy construction equipment

  • Use the same equipment and techniques as professional mechanics


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Service manager

  • Service technician

  • Parts sales person

  • Farm hand

What would I do in this class?

  • Electronic diagnostics

  • Engine repair

  • Hydraulic systems

  • Drive trains

  • Fuel systems

  • Agriculture and industrial equipment repair

What can I do with further training?

  • University of Northwestern Ohio

  • Ohio State ATI- Wooster

  • Owens Community College

Program Quick Facts

Ag. & Diesel students must be able to:

  • Read and comprehend service manual information and instructions

  • Comprehend and use mechanical engineering math when using specifications

  • Stand and work on their feet for several hours at a time

  • Communicate well with customers, managers and fellow workers 

  • Use PC based computers to access technical information and trouble shoot problems with diesel powered equipment

  • Have good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to perform mechanical repairs

  • Perform the job in both hot and cold conditions

  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job

  • Work with solvents and cleaners


College Credit

Available Credentials

Lab Fees

Tom Wiseman

None at this Time

  • CPR First Aid

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certifications: Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical/ Electronics, Diesel Engines, Brakes, & Inspection

  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certifications: Steering & Suspension

  • OHSA 10

  • Safeland 

  • Forklift Training

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