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Agriculture Tech

Agriculture Tech

The AGRICULTURE TECH Jump Start pathway gives students the opportunity to receive training and statewide credentials to obtain jobs such as

  • Derrick Operators
  • Rotary Drill Operator
  • Roustabouts
  • Bus & Truck Mechanic
  • Diesel Engine Specialist
  • Equipment Mechanic and ServiceTechnician
  • Landscape Architect
  • Farmer; Rancher
  • Agriculture Inspector
  • Engine and Other Machine Assembler
  • First Line Supervisor of Farming
  • Fishing, and Forestry Workers
  • Construction Laborer
  • Farmworker
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic
  • Meat Poultry, and Fish Cutter
  • Farmworker
  • Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse Laborer

 

Starting salaries for jobs in the Agriculture field range from $17,000 – $38,000.

 

The Agriculture Tech graduation pathway is an Integrated pathway. To graduate, students must:

1) pass 9 Carnegie credits of courses from this pathway;

2) including at least one Career Readiness course (one Carnegie credit);

3) attain one Statewide credential (or the LCTCS equivalent certificate/diploma); OR

4) attain one Core credential (or the LCTCS equivalent certificate/diploma); and

5) two Complementary credentials

 

The Agriculture Tech Jump Start pathway contains the same courses as the Carpentry, Welding and Electrician pathways, but it is an INTEGRATED PATHWAY, meaning that if a student who aspires to obtain a statewide credential in Electrician, Carpentry and Welding is not successful, or if the student chooses to pursue the regional credential instead of the Electrician, Carpentry or Welder statewide credentials, he or she can graduate following the Agriculture Tech pathway.