Agriculture Power Technology

Program Features

The Agricultural Power Technology (APT) Program offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree that prepares students for a career as an agricultural technician. With this degree, the graduate has the option of continuing their education to earn a Bachelor's degree, or go directly into the workforce.

The Agriculture Power Technology Program has a 100% job placement rate. 

The Ag Power Technology program at PCC is supported by big name partners in the form of equipment use, internships and job placements, many of which are represented below. Employers stay in regular contact with instructor Ralph Williams when seeking quality hires. Ralph is a respected and well-connected instructor in the industry with 30+ years of experience. 

Students will get working experience on a variety of equipment, large and small to prepare them as much as possible before their internship.

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Ag Power Instructor Ralph Williams talks with students on tour at PCC.
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Helping students troubleshoot a misfire on a chainsaw.
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Degree and Certificate Options

Associate of Applied Science, Agriculture Power Technology


Student Internship Opportunities

The Agriculture Power Technology program consists of classroom and lab courses as well as a paid internship that comprises half the student's degree. This means the student will spend eight weeks on campus and eight weeks working a paid position at the dealership of their choice. The curriculum was designed in cooperation with service technicians using state of the art equipment and experienced faculty. This collaboration ensures that the students receive the highest degree of educational training toward their career pursuit.

Career Options

Farm Equipment Mechanic and Service Technician
Diesel Mechanic
Agribusiness Fleet Manager/Maintenance Positions
Service Management and Parts Support Careers
Customer Support with Precision Ag Products


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