CASE icons-apt-red           Agricultural Power and Technology is a foundation level course designed to prepare students for the wide array of career opportunities in agricultural engineering. Students are immersed in inquiry-based exercises that tie in the math and science of agricultural mechanics and engineering.

Throughout the course, students apply technical skill while becoming competent in the process used to operate, repair, engineer, and design agricultural tools and equipment. Teachers are provided detailed professional development to facilitate instruction. CASE provides extensive preparation for the teacher to be proficient and confident in their ability to provide proper instruction of mechanical skills and concepts. Every lesson is aligned to national standards for agriculture, science, mathematics, and English language arts.


Agricultural Power and Technology areas of study include:

- Shop Safety

- Tool Operation

- Materials Selection & Use

- Fabrication

- Energy & Power

- Machines

- Machinery Management

- Engineering

- Technology Applications


For more information regarding this course, see the links below.

APT Course Description

APT Expanded Lesson Review

Standards Alignment Matrices

APT Course Brochure


Development of the CASE Agricultural Power and Technology course was made possible by contributions from TransCanada, John Deere, and Firestone as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.


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