Agriculture and Industrial Technology (AIT)

• Industrial Mechanics
• Industrial Technician 
• Industrial Electricity (pending) 
• Hydraulics & Pneumatics (pending) 

• Ag Ambassadors Scholarship
• Ag Institute Scholarship
• Hartnell Scholarships

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.

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