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Diesel/Ag Technology

Diesel/Ag Technology
Diesel and Ag Vehicles and Lab
  • Service, troubleshoot, repair, and overhaul diesel and gas machinery, equipment, and small engines
  • Analyze and repair complex electrical, hydraulic, and fuel systems for farm machinery and heavy construction equipment
  • Operate a wide range of modern agricultural and industrial equipment 
Program Description:
The Diesel Ag Technology program offers a two-year program for students entering the workforce, in agriculture equipment or heavy equipment maintenance and repair. Today’s technicians not only diagnose and fix mechanical problems, they also must understand and troubleshoot the computer-controlled systems found in diesel engines, power trains and hydraulic systems.  Students gain hands-on skills working on multiple types of diesel engines and equipment.
Areas of Study:
  • Troubleshooting
  • Service and repair of all sizes of engines, both gasoline and diesel
  • Service and repair of drive trains, hydraulics and electrical systems
  • Transmission, suspension and steering repair
  • Heating and cooling systems repair
  • Welding
  • Spray painting and body repair
  • Planned maintenance
  • Safety
Helpful Background:
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Communication skills
  • Mathematics
  • Critical thinking skills
Further Educational Opportunities:
  • Technical training and specialized certification
  • Associate’s degree in diesel technology or farm equipment technology
  • Four-year degree in agricultural engineering
Program Accomplishments:
This program has produced many champions in FFA contests. Professional certification opportunities for students meeting necessary requirements.
Instructor Information

Kyle Collins

kcollins@tricountyhightech.com

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740.753.3511  |  800.637.6508
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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 | 740.753.3511 | 800.637.6508