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John Deere Tech Program

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Agriculture, Business & Technology
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Description:Olds College and John Deere Limited have teamed up to offer this unique program as a professional development stream for John Deere Technicians to become certified. The program is structured over four years with ten weeks of training at Olds College each year. Applicants must be employed by a sponsoring John Deere Dealer and indentured as an agricultural equipment technician apprentice or heavy equipment technician apprentice, or already have Journeyman status in either trade. You may only apply with employer permission. This program supplements apprenticeship training with specialty training on John Deere equipment. John Deere employed Journeymen may take the specialty training as a standalone program.

You will benefit from studying in a facility specifically built and equipped with 1.5 million dollars of equipment to professionally develop John Deere technicians. John Deere supplies their most updated product line equipment such as combines, four-wheel tractors, balers, mower conditioners, forage harvesters, air seeders and sprayers.
URL:John Deere Tech Program at Olds College
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


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

    Students must be employed at a John Deere Dealership. Students are first indentured as an Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy Equipment Technician apprentice. After consultation with their employer, prospective students may apply for admission.

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

    * 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 17, 2020