Olds College

Agricultural & Heavy Equipment Certificate

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:If you want to get your hands on the newest and largest industry equipment in service come to Olds College. This comprehensive program will give you a thorough understanding of engines, hydraulics, braking, electrical, starting, charging, fuel systems and more. You will spend the first year covering all fundamentals before specializing in your second year with either agricultural or heavy equipment.

Our classrooms are discipline specific (i.e. motor lab, machinery lab) with small student to instructor ratio and personal workbenches. With our experienced industry-trained instructors you will receive an education placing you at the forefront of the technical curve. Our extensive tool room exposes students to a wide range of tooling solutions for better problem solving. Our large workshops comfortably house industry equipment for overhaul projects.
URL:Agricultural & Heavy Equipment Certificate at Olds College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,020
International: $17,552

Fees, Books & Supplies estimate: $5630
Scholarships:15
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesHeavy-Duty Equipment MechanicsCrane OperatorsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
Applicants must have 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2 and 50% or better in Math 20-1 or Math 20-2 (Pure or Applied Math 20)
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 79]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 11, 2022