Dealer Technician Program

The John Deere dealer technician job training program is a two-year associate's degree in which you'll how to troubleshoot, service, repair, and rebuild the equipment that keeps John Deere customers running strong. You'll choose whether you want to focus on agriculture and turf equipment or construction and forestry equipment, but regardless of what you choose, you'll work with top-notch schools and dealer sponsors to gain the skills and experience necessary for you to become an essential member of a John Deere dealership team.

Ag & Turf Technicians

Maintain and repair the equipment that helps feed a growing population and keeps our world beautiful.

C&F Technicians

The world's growing urban population means an even greater need for reliable infrastructure-building equipment.

Service Technicians

With our variety of learning opportunities, your technicians and support staff will keep your fleet running smoothly.

The need has never been greater

For more than 175 years, the name John Deere has stood for quality, innovation, and integrity. And our value to those linked to the land only stands to grow with the world's population projected to reach 9 billion by 2050. That means a massive need to build urban infrastructures and increase agricultural output. The need has never been greater to ensure our equipment remains operational and efficient. It's your opportunity to be a part of the John Deere legacy.

Program Details

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The Course

No matter which focus you choose, you'll cover:

  • Diesel engines
  • Powertrains
  • Brakes
  • Electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Computer diagnostics
  • Proprietary John Deere systems
  • Shop procedures and safety
  • General education instruction
  • Training on specific product lines

The Dealers

You will also work at your sponsoring dealership as part of the curriculum. And get paid for it. This is where all your time in class — learning customer service as well as hydraulics — comes together. At a dealership, you learn from seasoned service technicians and deal with real people, customers who need their equipment fixed right. And fixed right now.

Your time at a dealership is intense. You'll put all you know about John Deere diesel engines, powertrains, electronics, and diagnostics to work. You’ll learn you really can fix a machine with a laptop and a wrench. And you'll discover how your skills affect everyone you come into contact with, from customers to coworkers. It's this real-life experience that puts our graduates in demand. Not only are you learning about working in a dealership, but dealerships are learning about working with you.

The Requirements

This program requires that you have a high school diploma or equivalent. Your chosen school can help you register for applicable college entrance exams.

The Reward

Successful graduates go to work at John Deere dealerships that provide job placement, excellent starting pay, extensive benefits and great work conditions. You'll go to work every day using your newly gained skills, knowing the dealer values your talent and passion. Dealerships invest in our technicians because they are the best in the industry.