Master Course Outline
JD-101
John Deere Fundamentals and Orientation
Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30
Lecture Hours: 30


Description
This course provides an introduction to manuals, service advisor information system, engine classifications, and serial numbers. John Deere recommended service department policies and procedures are explained. Orientation to John Deere product lines and the evolution of these products are covered. The safe operation of shop tools will be demonstrated and applied. Students must complete the Service ADVISOR Methods & Techniques assessment with a minimum of 80%.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Summarize the history and current structure of the John Deere company.
  • Distinguish between using operator and technical information via service ADVISOR, D-Tac, JDU, and Dealerpath website material.
  • Operate John Deere equipment and forklifts safely.
  • Communicate the complaint, the cause, and the action taken to correct a problem.
  • Use of and care for hand and specialty tools.
  • Select appropriate device and accurately measure parts, components, and equipment.
  • Identify common fastening hardware.
  • Use software applications and technical equipment appropriate for task.
  • Exhibit professionalism as listed in "Guidelines to Success" policies.

Course Topics
  • John Deere orientation.
  • Service publications/Service ADVISOR Information System.
  • Introduction to John Deere Factories & Service Training Centers.
  • DealerPath.
  • Introduction to John Deere factories and service training centers.
  • Orientation to tractor evolution.
  • Orientation to combine evolution.
  • Serial number plate explanations.
  • Engine classifications (series, tractor model).
  • Safe operation of shop tools discussed and demonstrated.
  • Safe operation of shop equipment and skills test.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
JD 101
B343
1343
Cullen Coulston
JD 101
B232
1343
Cullen Coulston
JD 101
B012
1343
Les Echtenkamp / Don Cort
JD 101
A903
1347
Les Echtenkamp
JD 101
Winter 2009
1347
Les Echtenkamp


Two Year Projected Schedule

2017 - 20182018 - 2019
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