Agriculture and Industrial Technology (AIT)

CERTIFICATES OFFERED:
• Industrial Mechanics
• Industrial Technician 
• Industrial Electricity (pending) 
• Hydraulics & Pneumatics (pending) 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:
• Ag Ambassadors Scholarship
• Ag Institute Scholarship
• Hartnell Scholarships

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Agricultural and Industrial Technology is an inter-disciplinary program designed to prepare the student for positions of employment requiring a general background in the application of technology or transfer to the state university system. The introductory program in Industrial Mechanics is intended toallow students to acquire a solid base of skills in a variety of mechanical areas. More advanced skills can be learned in courses leading to the Industrial Technician certificate.
Typical careers in the area of Agricultural & Industrial Technology might include: farm shop and equipment dealer mechanic, processing facility maintenance worker or supervisor, parts technician, refrigeration technician, or equipment fabricator.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of the Agricultural and Industrial Technology program, a student should be able to:
• demonstrate industrial workplace skills associated with both agriculture and non-agriculture industries.
• analyze and solve problems associated with equipment design.
• read and compare industrial blueprints.
• perform basic fabrication assignments.
• communicate using industrial terms.
• practice safe work habits.

Who to contact

Director - Agricultural Business & Technology Institute
Phone: 831.755.6702
2 - Hartnell College Alisal Campus
Office: A-107
Building: 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905