Degrees & Pathways

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AAS - Associate in Applied Science program (WT Course ID #: A60450)

Construction Equipment Systems curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and repair construction equipment systems. Construction equipment includes dozers, scrapers, loaders, and forklifts.

The core course work includes the theory of operations, troubleshooting techniques, and repair procedures for engines and electrical and hydraulics systems. The concentration courses will include transmissions, brakes, undercarriage, and equipment repair. Other related courses will be required. Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities at businesses that repair construction equipment.

Entry and advancement levels depend on the amount of training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance, and ethics.


Diploma program (WT Course ID #: D60450)

The Construction Equipment Systems Technology Diploma program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the field maintenance and repair of construction equipment, and in the general maintenance and overhaul of such equipment. It includes instruction in inspection, maintenance, and repair of tracks, wheels, brakes, operating controls, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, electrical circuitry, and engines.  

Coursework may include transportation systems theory, braking system, climate control, design parameters, drivetrains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.


Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C60450BC)

This certificate curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and repair fuel injection, electrical, and electronic systems in construction equipment. Construction equipment includes dozers, scrapers, loaders, and forklifts.

The core course work includes the theory of operations, troubleshooting techniques, and repair procedures for electrical and electronic systems. The concentration courses will also include fuel injection systems. Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities at businesses, which repair construction equipment.

Entry and advancement levels depend on the amount of training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance, and ethics.


Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C60450BB)

This certificate is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and repair hydraulics, engines, and transmissions in construction equipment. The core course work includes the theory of operations, troubleshooting techniques, and repair procedures for engines and hydraulics systems.

The concentration courses will also include transmissions. Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities at businesses, which repair construction equipment.

Entry and advancement levels depend on the amount of training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance, and ethics.


  John Deere Construction & Forestry Technicians

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Build your future with John Deere C&F Tech and learn the machines that get the big jobs done: backhoes, excavators, dozers, loaders, motor graders, scrapers, articulated trucks, and more. Our network of dealerships sponsor students at schools across the country. You'll team up with a dealer sponsor and participating school for a combination of classroom and hands-on training that will prepare you for a long and rewarding career at a John Deere dealership.