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Ag Diesel Mechanic

Apprenticeship Program

Classroom Instruction


  • Safety & Introduction to Diesel Technology Shop Procedures
  • Basic Preventative Maintenance
  • Contextualized Writing & Communication
  • Basic Electrical
  • Introduction to Mechanical Systems
  • Basic Hydraulics
  • Introduction to Electronics
  • Basic Air Conditioning
  • Dealer Specific Training
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What You'll Earn as an Apprentice

A Rewarding New Career

  • Paid Employment
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Licenses & Certifications

  • National Apprenticeship Credential
  • NSC Forklift/Lift Truck Operator Training
  • EPA Section 609 MVAC Certification
  • Additional Dealership Training

What You'll Learn as an Apprentice

  • Inspect mechanical components of vehicles to identify problems
  • Service vehicles to maintain functionality
  • Repair defective engines or engine components
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts
  • Rewire electrical or electronic systems
  • Repair non-engine components

Average Starting Wage: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour (plus bonuses)

How Do I Get Started?

Contact Henry Goeden, Apprenticeship Coordinator, at hgoeden@northeast.edu or call (402) 844-7119 to learn more.

This project has been funded, either wholly or in part, with Federal funds from the Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, the contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement of same by the U.S. Government