Agricultural Equipment Technician
Agricultural equipment technicians set up, maintain, service, diagnose, repair and recondition agricultural equipment. This equipment includes tractors and combines, as well as a variety of implements for agricultural functions such as tillage, seeding, planting, harvesting, haying, spraying and application. Agricultural equipment technicians may also work on outdoor power equipment.
National Occupational Classification (NOC): 72401
Designation Year: 1992
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, SK
Trade title: Agricultural Equipment Technician, in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: N/A
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Agricultural Equipment Technician trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Please refer to the Essential Skills section of the trade’s Occupational Standard that describes the essential skills needed to succeed in this trade.
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Try the sample Agricultural Equipment Technician examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
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Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Agricultural Equipment Technician.