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HSAPRed Seal LogoAgricultural Equipment Technician

Trade Description:

An agricultural equipment technician is certified to service, repair, assemble and maintain any agricultural equipment and attachments used for farming operations. To become an agricultural equipment technician, you must possess a wide range of skilled technical abilities related to the repair and maintenance of agricultural equipment used in farming operations.

Agricultural equipment technicians are employed by farm machine retail and service shops.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis Sample Exams
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4  1,800 8-8-8-5*
8-8-6-4**
 ACC (All Levels)
RRC (Level 1 only)

* 2019 Technical Training Standard – effective School Year 2020-2021 (for incoming Level 1 apprentices)
** 2006 Technical Training Standard – effective until School Year 2022-2023 (for active apprentices only)

 

Training Standards:

2019 Technical Training Standard (See Implementation Schedule below)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
PDF Document Level Four
 
2006 Technical Training Standard
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Four
 

Implementation Schedule

2020/2021 2021/2022 2022/2023 2023/2024
Level 1 – 2019 Standard Level 1 – 2019 Standard Level 1 – 2019 Standard Level 1 – 2019 Standard
Level 2 – 2006 Standard Level 2 - 2019 Standard Level 2 – 2019 Standard Level 2 – 2019 Standard
Level 3 – 2006 Standard Level 3 - 2006 Standard Level 3 - 2019 Standard Level 3 - 2019 Standard
Level 4 – 2006 Standard Level 4 - 2006 Standard Level 4 - 2006 Standard Level 4 - 2019 Standard
 

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required Additional Practical
Exam Required
 6  10,800  No
PDF Document Work Experience Form
 

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name
Level
Agricultural Equipment Technician __ Assiniboine Community College, School of Trades & Technology Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1 & 2
__ Assiniboine Community College, School of Trades & Technology Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
Garden Valley Collegiate __ Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
R. D. Parker Collegiate __ Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
__ Red River College Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic - Certificate Program 1
Swan Valley Regional Secondary School __ Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
__ University College of the North - The Pas Heavy Duty Mechanics Program 1
__ University College of the North - Norway House Heavy Duty Mechanics Program 1
__ University College of the North - Swan River, Swan Valley Heavy Duty Mechanics Program 1