Occupation Overview

Farm Equipment Technician

CARSability breaks down a Farm Equipment Technician's knowledge into eight broad categories.

  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Hydraulics and Systems
  • Drive Train and Systems
  • Engines and Engine Systems
  • Crop Equipment
  • Steering and Braking Systems
  • Structural Components and Accessories
  • Occupational Skills

Farm Equipment Technician assessments address the following topics in depth.

  • Maintains electrical systems
  • Diagnoses electrical and electronic systems
  • Repairs charging systems
  • Repairs starting systems
  • Repairs ignition systems
  • Repairs electrical conductors
  • Repairs electronic components
  • Repairs accessories
  • Maintains hydraulic systems
  • Diagnoses hydraulic systems
  • Repairs pump systems
  • Repairs hydrostatic systems
  • Repairs control systems
  • Repairs actuators and lines
  • Repairs hydraulic cooling systems
  • Maintains drive train systems
  • Diagnoses drive train systems
  • Repairs clutches
  • Repairs drive lines
  • Repairs transmissions and gear boxes
  • Repairs differentials
  • Repairs belt and chain drives
  • Maintains engines and engine systems
  • Diagnoses engine performance
  • Repairs basic engines
  • Repairs lubrication systems
  • Repairs cooling systems
  • Repairs intake and exhaust systems
  • Repairs fuel systems
  • Repairs engine control systems
  • Repairs tillage and seeding equipment
  • Repairs harvesting equipment
  • Repairs spraying and irrigation equipment
  • Maintains steering systems
  • Maintains braking systems
  • Diagnoses steering and braking systems
  • Repairs steering system components
  • Repairs braking system components
  • Repairs air conditioning system
  • Repairs operators' environment
  • Repairs frames
  • Repairs suspensions
  • Applies Technical Skills
  • Applies "Soft" Skills
  • Uses tools and equipment
  • Uses welding, cutting and heating equipment

Occupation Development

CARSability was developed using an in-depth analysis of each occupation in the automotive industry. This detailed approach was applied to all asspects of the tool and allows CARSability to generate unsurpassed skills assessment results and to pin-point exact training recommendations. To read more about CARSability please follow the links below: