Olds College

Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Diploma

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:This comprehensive program will give you a thorough understanding of the fundamentals in engines, hydraulics, braking, electrical, starting, charging, fuel systems and more. Students in this program will have the option of choosing one of two majors; Agricultural Equipment or Heavy Equipment.

After program completion, you have the option of writing apprenticeship exams for full technical accreditation towards your specific trade. You will also be well placed to attain Alberta Journeyman Status, pending completion of job training hours specified by Alberta Industry Trade Board.
URL:Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Diploma at Olds College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $11,600

Books & Supplies estimate: $1,100
Careers:Heavy-Duty Equipment MechanicsCrane OperatorsCrane Operators, Drillers and BlastersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Applied Mathematics  or   Pure Mathematics 

Applicants for the diploma (second year) must have a 2.0 GPA in a completed Agricultural and Heavy Equipment certificate.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* 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 April 29, 2020

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