• Natural Resources - Mechanical

  • Imagine Yourself...

    • Working with heavy equipment
    • Welding and doing metal fabrication
    • Repairing small engines

    What will I learn...

    Students in Natural Resources Agricultural Mechanics program are offered a unique opportunity to gain experience working and operating heavy equipment, welding, small power equipment and electricity.  Students learn about and practice Arc and Tig welding as well as plasma cutting for metal fabrications.  Students also learn about hydraulic systems and safe equipment handling.  This is an excellent program for students interested in industrial mechanics.


    • Students in this program learn welding and metal fabrication skills that makes them job ready after graduation
    • Earn certification for National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation
    • Students interested in attending college to major in mechanical engineering or industrial mechanics will benefit from this program
  • Tyler SiddensNatural Resources Mechanical Instructor 
    Dave CousinoNatural Resources Mechanical - Instructional Aide
    Lindsay Ackley, CTE Counseling Coordinator
    Kate McDonald, Career & Tech Ed Special Populations Coordinator

    Program Time 9:40 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. 
    Phone: (802) 857-7608

    High School Credits Earned

    Math (1 credit)
    Science (1 credit)
    English (1 credit)
    Electives (3 credits)


    OSHA 10 Agriculture
    National Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation Program
    First Aid / CPR

    What's Next / Employment in the Field

    Graduates from this program gain employment in municipalities often working and operating on heavy equipment.

    Career work experience positions in small engine repair and welding are available to advanced students who qualify and are selected.