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Apprenticeship Programs
Program Details
  • The classroom knowledge and on-the-job skills you will gain in this two-year Associate Degree Program, can help you build a solid, successful and rewarding career.  Our instructors and the personnel from sponsoring Dealerships are committed to providing the highest quality training.  
  • Course topics include diesel engines, powertrains, brakes, electrical and hydraulic systems, computer diagnostics, proprietary John Deere Systems, shop procedures and safety, general education instruction, and training on specific product lines. 

The Dealers
  • ​You will also work at your sponsoring dealership as part of the curriculum and get paid for it!  This is where all your time in class – learning customer service as well as the course material comes together.  At a Dealership, you will learn from seasoned service technicians and deal with real people, customers who need their equipment fixed right and right now!
  • Your time at a Dealership will be very rewarding.  You will put all you learned about John Deere diesel engines, powertrains, electronics and diagnostics to work.  You will witness that you really can fix a machine with a laptop and a wrench.  Not only are you learning about working in a Dealership, but Dealerships are learning about working with you.

  • The program requires that you have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Your chosen school can help you register for applicable college entrance exams.

The Reward
  • ​Successful graduates go to work at John Deere Dealerships that provide job placement,excellent starting pay, extensive benefits and great working conditions.  You will go to work every day using your newly gained skills, knowing the Dealer values your talent and passion.

Your Career Opportunity
  • ​Motivated, skilled construction equipment technicians have a variety of career paths available.  You may supervise others, manage a parts or service department, manage a branch Dealership, enter sales, manage rental operations, become a trainer, direct customer service functions or enter the executive ranks…… it is all up to you!

​​​​U.S. ​John Deere Tech Schools​Location​Dealerships
South East Community College
​Milford, NE​Martin, Murphy
Wake Technical Community​Raleigh, NC​Flint, James River
​Suny Cobleskill​Coleskill, NY​Five Star, Jesco
​Linn Benton Community College​Albany, OR​Coastline, Papeé
​Texas State Technical College​Waco, TX​Doggett, RDO
​Central Arizona College​Coolidge, AZ​RDO
​Dakota County Technical College​Rosemount, MN​RDO
​North Dakota State College of Science
​Wahpeton, ND​RDO 

AED Credited Colleges​Location
​North Dakota State College of Science​Wahpeton, ND
​Linn Benton Community College​Albany, OR
​Wake Technical Community College​Raleigh, NC
​Suny Cobleskill​Cobleskill, NY

AED Accredited Schools: Visit www.aedfoundation.org