Olds College

Agriculture Technology Integration

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:Werklund School of Agriculture Technology
Field of Study:Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Precision Systems Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other
Description:This dynamic NEW post-diploma certificate in Agriculture Technology Integration is designed to provide students with an understanding of how related technologies and components interact to provide accurate information and real-time monitoring and controls to the agriculture producer. You will be provided with opportunities to recognize the connectedness of, and interactions between, hardware and software to enable producers to maximize uptime in the field.

You will learn to link emerging technologies with existing farm infrastructure including the installation, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of precision agriculture hardware and equipment, including mechanical, hydraulic and software systems. You can expect a blended course delivery, of face-to-face classes on the Olds College campus and high tech, hands on experiences at the Olds College Smart Farm.

URL:Agriculture Technology Integration at Olds College
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,374
International: $18,810

This estimate represents the cost for one year.

Fees: $1,450
Books & Supplies: $1,500
Careers:Computer Programmers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Minimum 2.5 GPA in the required credits from a diploma or degree in the study of mechanics, agriculture, land, environment, technology, engineering, forestry,or information systems;
    Certified Journeyperson Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy Equipment Technician

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on March 12, 2022