Agricultural Equipment Technician, Graduate Certificate | Saskatchewan Polytechnic | Saskatoon, Canada
Graduate Certificate On Campus

Agricultural Equipment Technician

12 months
19500 CAD/year
11920 CAD/year
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Agricultural Equipment Technician is a one-year certificate program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus.


About this Degree from Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Agricultural Equipment Technicians diagnose, repair, modify, overhaul, service and maintain some of today’s most technologically advanced machines—tractors, combines, cultivators, seeders, sprayers. If you like working with ag equipment and troubleshooting mechanical problems, it’s a great career choice.

You’ll find your skills are in demand at leading equipment dealerships. You might work as a technician in a fully-equipped service centre or travel to farms and rural areas on service calls. You can also transfer your skills to other industries, such as mining and construction.

Get hands-on training in:

  • air conditioning, heating and electrical
  • engines, fuel systems, hydraulics, power trains
  • gas and arc welding
  • harvest, hay and forage equipment
  • onboard computer and global positioning systems (GPS)
  • seeding, tillage, sprayers and applicators
  • shop procedures and safety
  • tractor set-up and pre-delivery

This is Hands-On Learning

You'll spend most of your "classroom" time in the shop with Saskatchewan Polytechnic's highly trained instructors, learning how to assemble, service, repair, modify and overhaul a wide range of equipment. You'll round out your program with a two-week work experience in an agricultural dealership. It's a great opportunity to introduce yourself to a potential employer, while building your practical knowledge and skills.

Programme Structure


  • Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Electrical Starting and Charging Systems
  • Electrical System Diagnostics
  • Sprayers and Applicators
  • Pre-Delivery and Performance
  • Electrical Basics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


66 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 10
  • English Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11920 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11920 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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