Ag & Industrial Mechanics

What will you be able to do?

  • Perform basic repairs and service on large and small gas, diesel, and LP engine systems.
  • Understand the basics of power trains, electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Set up new farm and construction equipment
  • Make structural repairs using welding techniques
  • Use parts and service manuals effectively
  • Operated small ahdn, power, and measuring tools
  • Spray paint
  • Repair manual and power transmissions and brake systems
  • Understand air conditioning principles
  • Understand various equipment used in this area including heavy truck, agriculture, ATV and industrial applications
  • Participate in the FFA and SkillsUSA organizations

Available Certifications

  • Earn hours toward ASE Medium & Heavy Equipment Truck Training


  • Altorfer Caterpillar Machinery
  • Crossroads Ford
  • Beatty Implement
  • Illinois Dept. of Transportation
  • Roland Machinery
  • Central Illinois Trucking
  • Bobcat of Springfield
  • Prairie International Truck Centers

Employment Opportunities

  • Agricultural Equipment Technician/Operator
  • Lawn and Garden Equipment Technician
  • Agricultural/Industrial Equipment Sales
  • Field Service Technician
  • Equipment Parts Sales Technician
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Welder
  • Fabrication Shop
  • Construction Equipment Operator/Repairman
  • Auto/Commercial Painter
  • Semi Truck Mechanic
  • Mining
  • Utility Company

Hands-On Curriculum

  • Ag Mechanics working on tractor
  • Ag Mechanics welding
  • Ag Mechanics fixing diesel engine
  • Ag Mechanics finding the right tool
  • Ag Mechanics hoisting a diesel engine