Courses in Ag Chemical Applicator Technician

Fertilizer Industry Equipment

AGCH 1100     2.00 Credits
This course covers all fertilizer application methods. Equipment focus will include airflow, spinner, soilection, liquid application, and injection application systems. Knowledge of equipment, associated systems operation, and maintenance will be learned. Safe operation of this equipment will be emphasized. (Prerequisites: None)

Herbicide Industry Equipment

AGCH 1200     2.00 Credits
This course covers all herbicide application methods. Equipment will include terragator, rogator, operation and maintenance along with the associated systems. Safe operation of this equipment will be emphasized. Monitors, marking systems, controllers and hydraulic systems will be reviewed. Customer relations between the operator and farmer will be covered. Calculation of product applied and application record keeping is a part of the class. (Prerequisites: Instructor and Agribusiness operator prior approval and a signed agreement)

Work Experience - Equipment Operation I

AGCH 1300     1 - 4 Credits
This course is a cooperative work-study program between SCC and local fertilizer and chemical businesses to allow the students to have on the job experience in the Ag Chemical field. (Prerequisites: Instructor and Agribusiness operator prior approval and a signed agreement.)

Work Experience-Equipment Operation II

AGCH 1305     1 - 4 Credits
This course features a cooperative on the job education program in an agribusiness field. Application of competencies gained from previous course work will be emphasized. Specific tasks to be completed by the student will be identified in an individualized training plan. (Prerequisites: Instructor and Agribusiness operator prior approval and a signed agreement)