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Walla Walla Community College

Why Choose WWCC for John Deere Tech?

Students come from throughout the western U.S. to study John Deere Tech at WWCC. Through a unique partnership with Deere and Co., we’ll quickly introduce you to the systems and equipment that keep John Deere tech running. You’ll work on real Deere equipment — in labs and in a John Deere dealership, where you’ll be mentored by seasoned service techs. With thousands of dealerships in more than 30 countries, John Deere is a company that can take you places.

Careers in John Deere Tech

Join the Next Generation of Service Techs

At John Deere, well-trained service techs are in high demand. That’s why the company supports associate degree programs at colleges like WWCC. In this unique program, you’ll be sponsored by a specific dealership. During three paid work experiences, you’ll enhance your skills and launch your career. And you’ll graduate knowing there’s a great job waiting for you.

Plus, at John Deere dealerships, there are lots of opportunities to advance. Deere supports employees with ongoing training. And past graduates have gone on to be sales reps, service managers and even store managers. Explore more John Deere careers.

Certificates & Degrees in John Deere Tech

Your associate degree in John Deere Tech can launch a lifelong career. With a unique blend of classroom learning, labs and on-the-job training, this program will get you quickly up to speed on the latest John Deere tech. You’ll graduate with nearly 50 online certifications from John Deere University.

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John Deere Tech Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Students can enter this program during the winter quarter or fall quarter of every even numbered year. Since considerable time is spent at the dealership, the program requires the student to have a sponsoring dealer. The main responsibility of the dealership is to provide training-related employment for the student during work experience quarters. If necessary, students can request assistance in locating a sponsoring dealer. In order to start this program, the placement process including a mechanical reasoning test must be completed through the Testing Center. Visit for more information.

Program Outcomes

  • Implement competency-based education, skill standards, and program certification.
  • Create and maintain a marketing plan related to student recruitment.
  • Update facilities with consideration for function and appearance.

Scholarship Opportunities

At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some

WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.

Paying for Your Degree

There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:

  • Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
  • Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.

You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.

Other Information

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Written Agreement

The John Deere Tech program has a written arrangement with the John Deere corporation for this program. Students complete considerable time on site at their sponsoring John Deere dealership completing cooperative work experience credits. The main responsibility of the dealership is to provide training-related employment for the student during work experience quarters. If necessary, students can request assistance in locating a sponsoring dealer.  Students enrolled in the cooperative work experience credit classes remain subject to and protected by the policies and procedures of WWCC.

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