Natural Resources - Mechanical
- 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 Siddens, Natural Resources Mechanical Instructor
Dave Cousino, Natural Resources Mechanical - Instructional Aide
Lindsay Ackley, CTE Counseling Coordinator
Kate McDonald, Career & Tech Ed Special Needs 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)
Electives (4 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.
The Centor for Technology has long standing partnerships with businesses and industry leaders through program advisory committees. The goal of these committees is to ensure that CTE's programs are meeting and exceeding industry standards. Advisory Committees meet twice per year. Posted below are the most recent minutes.Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Fall 2018