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Agricultural Equipment Operator AGEQ.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 31 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automotive Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

This certificate provides students knowledge and application on mechanical systems in brakes, engines, and diesel vehicles. Students will broaden their skill set with training on unmanned aerial systems as it applies to regulations and laws and precision agriculture. Graduates find employment as agriculture equipment technicians.

Program Outcomes

  • Diagnose, repair, and service automotive heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system concerns.
  • Describe the function of unmanned systems and its operation to precision agriculture
  • Diagnose, service, and repair engine mechanical issues on gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Diagnose, service, and repair electrical systems. Students will troubleshoot electrical systems with industry standard tools and wiring diagrams.
  • Diagnose, service, and repair mechanical and hydraulic brake systems
  • Diagnose, service, and repair diesel fuel, induction, and emission systems.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this program will find job opportunities as agricultural dealership parts person, agricultural dealership service technician, agricultural dealership service writer or custom harvesting operator/technician. Other job opportunities may include agriculture field technician, agriculture power and equipment sales representative, or precision farming specialist.


Potential high school articulation agreements with local high schools and Tech Prep career centers with agriculture, diesel, or power equipment systems.


Course Title Credits
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
AUT 1102 Introduction to Automotive Service 2
AUT 1108 Automotive Engine Systems 4
AUT 1114 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems I 3
AUT 1146 Automotive Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems 3
AUT 1165 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUT 2240 Automotive Diesel Systems 2
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1104 UAS Standards, Regulations & Law 1
AVT 1112 UAS Precision Agriculture 2
EGR 1217 Fluid Power & Control 2
EGV 1101 Alternate & Renewable Energy Sources 3
FST 1555 Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.