Olds College

Agricultural Equipment Technician

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Description:Combine a rural lifestyle with a technically challenging career working across all the latest agricultural machinery such as GPS precision farming. You will be prepared to repair and overhaul engines, mechanical and power shift transmissions, tractor hydraulic and electrical systems, tillage machinery, and spraying and harvesting equipment.

The four year program consists of eight weeks each year. Subject areas are listed below for each in-school technical training period which consists of four eight week training periods, coinciding with years of work related experience.
URL:Agricultural Equipment Technician at Olds College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,224

Books & Supplies estimate: $300
The costs listed are per Technical Training Period. This apprenticeship program requires 4 Technical Training Periods to be completed.

Admission Requirements


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

    Admission Requirements: Completion of: a) English Language Arts 20-2 b) Math 20-3 c) Science 10 OR Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Entrance Exam OR A pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 79]

    * 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

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