Entry Qualifications

G.C.E A/L Qualification

Pass in Science(Maths or Bio) or Technology(ET) Stream or Art with credit pass for Soft Technology(Agro Technology) or Hard Technology (Mechanical Technology)

OR

NVQ Qualification

NVQ Level 4 Certificate in Auto Mobile Mechanic, Three wheel mechanic and Motor Cycle Mechanic, Field Assistant (Agriculture), Agricultural Equipment Mechanic

Course Duration & Course Structure
Foundation 06 Months
NVQ Level 5 12 Months
On the Job Training in Industry 06 Months
NVQ Level 6 12 Months

Course Modules

Investigation of field conditions for optimum operation of Farm Machinery

Testing of Farm machinery & Implement

Applications of Principles of laminar flow

Operation of Internal Combustion Engine

2-D Mechanical Drawings in Draughting Software

Hazards and safety in work place

Fault Diagnosis – Mechanical Systems in Farm  Machinery

Manage workplace information

Manage Workplace Communications

Fault diagnosis – diesel fuel systems

Service & Repairs of Hydraulic Systems & Components

Fault Diagnosis – Electrical System in Farm Machinery

Manufacture of Appropriate Farm Machinery

Installation and maintenance of irrigation systems

Quality Assurance of Products and Services

Technical Guidance on Repair & Maintenance

Training in the Workplace

Promotion and Marketing of Farm Machinery & Implements

Plan work to be performed at workplace

Farm Machinery Evaluation & Selection

Failure and demand analysis of Farm machinery & Implement

Fault diagnosis – Hydraulic Systems and Components

Systematic Design Procedures of Appropriate Farm Machinery

Theory of motion of machine components and their inertia forces

Problem Solving & Decision Making

Team work and Leadership

Working Principles of Farm Machinery and Implements

Selection and Application of Machine Elements in Farm Machinery

Selection and Application of Material in Manufacture of Farm Machinery

3-D Mechanical Drawings in CADD software

Quality management systems –Process Planning

Waste Management & Environmental Legislation

Creation & maintenance of a learning culture at workplace

Marketing and sales plan for a product

Market Research

Purchasing Planning

Quality Assurance Procedures

Training program Designing

Work-Team Budgets & Financial plans