Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment Tech Placement/Transfer 94% That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment Tech WelcomeSCC's Deere Construction and Forestry Equipment Tech program trains service technicians for Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment dealerships.You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewThe program is the result of a cooperative effort between John Deere Construction Equipment Company and SCC. It is a seven-quarter program designed to teach students all facets of Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment; from backhoes, excavators, dozers, loaders, motor graders, scrapers, to articulated trucks. Deere construction equipment is used in numerous types of earthmoving, including road building, underground utilities, site development and residential construction. It also is used in material handling, road repair, maintenance, and in full-tree and cut-to-length harvesting operations and in mill yards. Students will be on campus the first two quarters (six months) followed by one quarter (three months) of work experience in a sponsoring Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment dealership. Quarters four and five will be on campus, followed by another quarter of work experience at the student’s sponsoring dealership. The seventh quarter will be on campus prior to graduation. Wages earned during these periods of work experience help offset student’s educational costs. While on campus, students participate in lecture/lab courses during five of the seven quarters. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.MissionThe mission of the Deere Construction and Forestry Equipment Tech program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level technicians with Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment dealers.Employment OutlookThe number of heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics is expected to grow about as fast as average. Those who have completed postsecondary training programs should find excellent opportunities, but those without a formal background in diesel engine or heavy vehicle repair will face keen competition. Graduates report an average starting salary of $23.00 per hour.Starting TermsPlease call Admissions Office, 402-761-8243.Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment-AASCurriculumDEERE CONSTRUCTION & FORESTRY EQUP TECHTake the following:JDCE-1130 Deere OrientationJDCE-1131 Deere FundamentalsJDCE-1134 Deere Electrical/Electronics IJDCE-1133 Deere Heating, Ventilation, &JDCE-1340 Deere Theory of Engine OperatiJDCE-1341 Deere Fuel SystemsJDCE-1342 Deere Engine RepairJDCE-1343 Deere Electric/Electronics IIJDCE-1441 Deere Adv Fuel Syst Eng DiagJDCE-2550 Deere Mechanical Power TrainsJDCE-2551 Deere HydraulicsJDCE-2552 Deere Hydrostatic DrivesJDCE-1901 Dealer Cooperative ExperienceJDCE-2901 Dealer Cooperative ExperienceJDCE-2760 Deere Back Hoes/Landscape LoadJDCE-2761 Deere ExcavatorsJDCE-2762 Deere Crawler Dozers/LoadersJDCE-2763 Deere Motor GradersJDCE-2764 Deere Four Wheel Drive LoadersJDCE-2765 Deere Forklifts, Skid Steer, LJDCE-2766 Deere Scraper/Articulated TruWELD-1185 Diesel Truck JDAT JDCE WeldinWELD-1188 Deere Welding IIGENERAL ED REQUIREMENT CORETake SPCH-1090 or SPCH-1110 or SPCH-2810;SPCH-1090 Fund of Human CommunicationsSPCH-1110 Public SpeakingSPCH-2810 Business & Professional CommunTAKE ENGL-1010 OR ENGL-1015;ENGL-1010 Composition IENGL-1015 Composition & LiteratureGENERAL ED REQUIREMENTSTake PHYS-1150PHYS-1150 Descriptive PhysicsTake 2 courses from Math, Soc Science, Humanities or ComputeMATH-1050 Thinking MathematicallyMATH-1080 Algebra & TrigonometryMATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-1300 PrecalculusMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsANTH-1020 Intro to Cultural AnthANTH-1120 General AnthropologyECON-1200 Personal FinanceECON-2110 MacroeconomicsECON-2120 MicroeconomicsGEOG-1420 World Regional GeographyHIST-1000 Western Tradition IHIST-1010 Western Tradition IIHIST-1810 Survey of Russian HistoryHIST-1820 Survey of Asian HistoryHIST-2010 Amer Hist I (Early America)HIST-2020 Amer Hist II (Late America)HIST-2100 Survey World Hist to 1500 CEHIST-2110 World History since 1500 CEHIST-2960 Survey of African American HisPOLS-1000 American GovernmentPOLS-1040 Comparative PoliticsPOLS-1080 Intro to Political SciencePOLS-1600 Introduction to International RelationsPSYC-1250 Interpersonal RelationsPSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologySOCI-1020 Diversity in SocietySOCI-2150 Issues of Unity and DiversityARTS-1010 Intro to Visual Arts (Art Appreciation)ARTS-1050 Intro to Art Hist & Crit IARTS-1060 Intro to Art Hist & Crit IIARTS-2650 Intro to Native America ArtARTS-2750 Women in ArtGERM-1010 Beginning German IHUMS-1100 Introduction to HumanitiesHUMS-1200 Contemporary Arts & IdeasMUSC-1010 Introduction to MusicMUSC-2750 Introduction to American MusicMUSC-2800 World MusicMUSC-2870 History of Rock MusicPHIL-1010 Introduction to PhilosophyPHIL-1060 Applied EthicsPHIL-1150 Intro Logic/Critical ThinkingPHIL-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsRELS-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsSIGN-1010 Beginning ASL ISPAN-1010 Beginning Spanish ITHEA-1010 Introduction to TheatreTHEA-1140 Basic ActingBSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications IINFO-1010 Computer LiteracyMATH-1040 Business MathFocus OptionsTake TRUK-1101TRUK-1101 Class A CDL Driver TrainingProgram RequirementsProgram Requirements & Student ResponsibilitiesIt is not necessary for you to have a potential dealer sponsor at this point, please contact the college regarding sponsorship. If any dealers are interested in sponsoring you, please indicate so on your application.Complete the Candidate Application and return it to SCC's Milford Campus. Students accepted for this class will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis. All applicants are responsible for scheduling an appointment to take the COMPASS test. Deere pre-tests will be in the areas of writing, reading and math. ACT scores may be accepted. Please call the SCC Milford Campus Assessment Office, 402-761-8202 or 1-800-933-7223, Ext. 8202 for an appointment. Applicants with satisfactory test scores will be contacted to proceed with their interview with a Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment dealership. Those applicants who did not achieve satisfactory scores will be notified as soon as possible regarding their status and recommendations for correcting deficiencies. Applicants will be notified by mail whether they have been selected for the program. Those selected will receive additional information from SCC regarding registration and orientation.Obtain and maintain sponsorship with John Deere Construction & Forestry dealership. Attain a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in program courses to continue. Maintain attendance standards according to college policy. Wear uniforms and safety glasses while on campus and during cooperative work experience at the dealership. Participate in all learning activities at the scheduled times. Provide sponsoring dealer with responsible and productive employment. Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees, books, and tools. CostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. You can download the PDF file here.