Overview

Agricultural mechanics is based in the Tractor and Farm Machinery Industry and involves the servicing, maintenance, repair and installation of the mechanical and electrical equipment of tractor and farm machinery. The agricultural mechanic will carry out manufacturer’s service schedules and diagnose and rectify general faults on ploughs, cultivators, balers, wrappers, harvesters (forage, combine and beet), seed drills, mowers, hedge cutters, vacuum tankers, diet feeders, fertiliser spreaders and sprayers.

Agricultural mechanics could be for you if you like:

Working with vehicles

Using tools/workshop equipment

Working as a team

Career options

Skilled Technician

Workshop Manager

Transport/Logistics industry

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