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The Construction and Forestry Equipment Technology program trains John Deere sponsored students to diagnose, troubleshoot, service, and rebuild heavy equipment and diesel engines. This career field is experiencing rapid growth and technicians are in high demand. The placement rate for graduates of this program is high.

Students pay additional fees for a set of Snap-On brand tools, basic materials issue, and student uniform. Contact the program advisors for specific details.

Refer to sponsoring companies’ websites for information specific on the John Deere Construction and Forestry student sponsorship program:

Program Requirements

Students must meet or exceed the scores needed for placement into the following courses to begin the Construction and Forestry Equipment Technology program:

  1. WR 095
  2. MTH 075 

The program begins each fall and courses must be taken in sequential order.


The Construction and Forestry Equipment Technology program campus is located at the world class Advanced Transportation Technology Center, 2000 West Oak Street, Lebanon, Oregon, 97355.  The training facilities include well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and shops. The Heavy Equipment/Diesel shop facility houses two 6-ton overhead bridge cranes and a Chassis Dynamometer with data acquisition capabilities.  The mechanical systems of the buildings are designed for maintenance and repair of CNG, LNG, and Propane vehicles.