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JD 101
John Deere Fundamentals and Orientation


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Introduction to manuals, service advisor information system, engine classifications, and serial numbers. Warranty, work orders, and John Deere recommended service department policies and procedures are explained. Orientation of John Deere product lines and the evolution of these products. The safe operation of shop tools will be demonstrated and a forklift safety and operation test will be included.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss the history and current structure of the John Deere Company.
  • Properly use operator and technical manuals via SERVICE Advisor, D-Tac, JDU, and Pathways.
  • Operate each piece of John Deere equipment that the program has access to for the course.
  • Demonstrate safe operation of Forklift Equipment.
  • Ability to communicate the complaint, the cause, and the correction of work performed.
  • Ability to locate and utilize all service information resources.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards customer relations.
  • Develop an awareness of continuing education opportunities.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using Service ADVISOR.
  • Explain what Service ADVISOR will be used on the job.
  • Identify Service ADVISOR program features & benefits.
  • Identify software and hardware requirements.
  • Install software, perform updates to software and load new data disks.
  • Ability to load old or historical data disks.
  • Ability to understand when/how to be connected to the network.
  • Ability to understand the license agreement.
  • Ability to properly setup, calibrate and diagnose John Deere equipment using Service ADVISOR.
  • Student must score a minimum of 80% on the Service ADVISOR - Methods & Techniques - Assessment to be eligible for graduation from the JD TECH Program.
  • Proper use and care of hand tools and specialty tools.
  • Demonstrate the ability to measure accurately.
  • Identify common hardware.

  • Course Topics
  • John Deere Orientation
  • Service Publications/Service Advisor Information System
  • Introduction to John Deere Factories & Service Training Centers
  • Orientation to Tractor Evolution
  • Orientation to Combine Evolution
  • Orientation to Implement Evolution
  • Serial Number Plate Explanations
  • Engine Classifications (Series, Tractor Model)
  • Safe Operation of Shop Tools Discussed and Demonstrated
  • Safe Operation of Shop Forklifts and Skill Test

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 101
    Winter 2014
    1343
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 101
    Fall 2012
    1343
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 101
    Fall 2010
    1343
    Les Echtenkamp / Don Cort
    JD 101
    Winter 2010
    1347
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 101
    Winter 2009
    1347
    Les Echtenkamp


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.