Students assess the inside of a John Deere

What can you expect from our program/course?

Olds College and John Deere Limited have teamed up to offer this unique program as a professional development stream for John Deere Technicians to become certified. The program is structured over four years with ten weeks of training at Olds College each year.

You will benefit from studying in a facility specifically built and equipped with 1.5 million dollars of equipment to professionally develop John Deere technicians. John Deere supplies their most updated product line equipment such as combines, four-wheel tractors, balers, mower conditioners, forage harvesters, air seeders and sprayers.

 

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John Deere Technician

Students assess the inside of a John Deere

What can you expect from our program/course?

Olds College and John Deere Limited have teamed up to offer this unique program as a professional development stream for John Deere Technicians to become certified. The program is structured over four years with ten weeks of training at Olds College each year.

You will benefit from studying in a facility specifically built and equipped with 1.5 million dollars of equipment to professionally develop John Deere technicians. John Deere supplies their most updated product line equipment such as combines, four-wheel tractors, balers, mower conditioners, forage harvesters, air seeders and sprayers.

Credential: N/A

Length of Program: 2 Weeks

Delivery: Olds Campus

Program Intakes: March & April

  • Year 1: March 2 - 13
  • Year 2: March 2 - 13
  • Year 3: March 16 - 27

Applications Open: N/A

Selection Process for Admission: First qualified, first accepted

Admission Requirements: Students must be employed at a John Deere Dealership. Students are first indentured as an Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy Equipment Technician apprentice. After consultation with their employer, prospective students may apply for admission.

Applicants must be employed by a sponsoring John Deere Dealer and indentured as an agricultural equipment technician apprentice or heavy equipment technician apprentice, or already have Journeyman status in either trade. You may only apply with employer permission.

This program supplements apprenticeship training with specialty training on John Deere equipment. John Deere employed Journeymen may take the specialty training as a standalone program.