Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology

Do you like working with power tools and disassembling and reassembling engines? 

Our Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology program provides specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students to operate, repair, and maintain various  diesel powered equipment like tractors, forklifts, ATVs, generators, boats, and more!


  • The program is offered at our Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville.
  • Students are prepared to select, safely use, and maintain hand and power tools, jacks, and hoisting equipment.
  • Program content includes instruction in the diagnosis of malfunctions and the repair of agricultural diesel engines, fuel and electrical systems, power trains, basic hydraulics, and preventive maintenance for agricultural and heavy equipment.


Graduates in our Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology Program are able to:

  • Practice safe use of power tools.
  • Properly disassemble and reassemble engines and replacement parts.
  • Develop ability to read and apply service manual information for repair.
  • Apply basic computer skills.
  • Understand and apply preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Understand how to read and diagnose electrical schematics and systems.
  • Apply basic knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Utilize knowledge of steering systems and components for diagnosis and repair.
  • Demonstrate basic ability to diagnose and repair agricultural equipment.

Whether you want to work as a heavy equipment mechanic, service technician, or in maintenance, SoLAcc will prepare you for a life in Industrial Agriculture Mechanics Technology.

Farm Equipment Mechanic/Service Technician Average Salary: $38,440
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


Jed Patout

Program Coordinator & Instructor, Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology

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