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JDAS 101
John Deere Fundamentals and Orientation


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 10

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10


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. Safe use and operation of shop tools will be discussed and demonstrated. Student may not earn credit in both JDAS 101 and JD 101.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss the history and current structure of the John Deere Company.
  • Understand the relationship of the sponsoring dealer to the John Deere Company.
  • Properly use time accounting systems, operator and technical manuals via Service Advisor, service pricing guides, and D-Tac.
  • Operate each piece of John Deere equipment that the program has access to for the course.

  • Course Topics
  • John Deere Orientation
  • Service Publications/Service Advisor Information System
  • Introduction to John Deere Factories & Service Training Centers
  • Orientation to Tractor Evolution
  • Orientation of Combine Evolution
  • Orientation of Implementation Evolution
  • Serial Number Plate Explanations
  • Engine Classifications (Series, Tractor Model)
  • Proper Use of Shop Tools
  • John Deere Service Department Policies and Procedures
  • Warranty/Service Pricing Guide/Sales Manual Use and Quoting

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JDAS 101
    Winter 2010
    0661
    Les Echtenkamp
    JDAS 101
    Winter 2009
    0661
    Del Wilde
    JDAS 101
    Fall 2006
    0661
    Del Wilde
    JDAS 101
    Fall 2004
    0661
    Del Wilde
    JDAS 101
    Fall 2002
    2660
    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.