TBA - Instructor

Contact Info
361-788-9288 ext.  33618 Rm76

Conference Period


TBA - Instructor

Contact Info
361-788-9288 ext.  33618 Rm

Conference Period

Ag Equipment Design & Fabrication

(Business & Industry Endorsement)

Grade: 10-12

Course Duration: 36 Weeks

Credits: 2 (Double Block @ Career & Technology Institute)

Course Sequence:

  • Principles of Agriculture, Food &

    Natural Resources

  • Agricultural Mechanics and Metal


  • Agricultural Equipment Design

    and Fabrication

  • Practicum in AFNR

 Certifications Available:

  • 340 AWS D1.1 Structural Steel or



  • $16 - SkillsUSA Membership (Optional - If Competing)

Required Clothing & Equipment

  • Clothing:

    • Denim Jeans (No holes or frays)

    • 100% Cotton Long Sleeve Shirt

    • Leather Boots or Shoes

Personal Protective Equipment (Assistance w/ PPE may be requested.)

  • Welding Hood

    1. Face Shield

    2. 2 Pairs Safety Gloves

    3. 2 Pairs Welding Gloves

    4. Face Shield

Equipment: (Assistance w/ equip may be requested.)

  • 4 1/2" Angle Grinder

Course Description:

In Agricultural Equipment Design and Fabrication, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to the design and fabrication of agricultural equipment. To prepare for careers in mechanized agriculture and technical systems, students must attain knowledge and skills related to agricultural equipment design and fabrication. To prepare for success, students reinforce, apply, and transfer their academic knowledge and technical skills in a variety of settings. Students will have the opportunity to earn an American Welding Society (AWS), and 3G or higher (D1:1).

Topics of Study:

  • Student Oriented-Able to operate all equipment safely

  • Oxy-fuel cutting and plasma cutting

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding

  • Flux-cored Arc Welding

  • Metal Inert Gas Welding