Agriculture Mechanics 1

AGRICULTURE MECHANICS 1:  Introduction to Agriculture Mechanics

CREDITS:     1      COURSE  LENGTH:  18 weeks

Course Offered Every Year    PREREQUISITE FOR ALL OTHER AG MECH CLASSES.

This, being the first course taught in Agriculture Education Mechanics, will provide a basic overview of agricultural mechanics related to repair, construction and maintenance.  The student will receive instruction in shop safety, tools and hardware identification, tool fitting and sharpening, tool use and maintenance, simple metal and wood work, basic electrical wiring, gas welding, an introduction to electric arc welding and tractor driving safety.  All students will master the use of materials, tools and processes of agriculture mechanics that are applicable to this course.