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Agricultural Equipment Technician Apprentice


Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

SAIT offers the 2nd and 4th period training.

Agricultural Equipment Technicians repair, overhaul and maintain agricultural equipment including tractors, tillage equipment, seeding equipment and harvesting equipment. They service and repair engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, and electronic systems. They pinpoint problems; repair or replace broken, worn-out or faulty parts; reassemble and test repaired units; and assemble and adjust new agricultural equipment.

The Agricultural Equipment Technician apprenticeship program shares two common training periods with the Heavy Equipment Technician apprenticeship program. Apprentices in the Agricultural Equipment Technician apprenticeship program have the option of taking their 2nd and 4th period technical training at SAIT. Agricultural Equipment Technician 2nd period is equivalent to 2nd period Heavy Equipment Technician training and Agricultural Equipment Technician 4th period is equivalent to 3rd period Heavy Equipment Technician training. Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice.

Apprentice Success Services

Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Study Skills and Learning2 Strategies to learn how SAIT can promote your success.

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