Passion With A Paycheck

Top Tech is the collaboration between CNH Industrial and the country’s top technical colleges offering an associate degree in diesel and agricultural technology to train you on the latest Case IH, New Holland and CASE Construction Equipment products.  And to, ultimately, get you a job. Because doing what you love and getting paid for it is what becoming a Top Tech is all about. Here’s what you can expect.

  • Work on a variety of equipment including, tractors, combines, planters, and earth-moving equipment.
  • Gain firsthand experience with the full range of CNH Industrial systems, including mechanical and hydraulic systems, engine diagnostics and repair, and electrical circuitry systems.
  • Get familiar with advanced digital componentry, including telematics, GPS, precision technology, and digital displays.
  • You’ll learn new skills that can be applied immediately on Day 1 on the job.
  • Build valuable skills diagnosing, repairing and rebuilding mechanical, hydraulic and electronic systems.
  • Learn to troubleshoot complex electronics with digital systems and remote diagnostic equipment.
  • Work with online parts and service information systems.
  • Learn the ins and outs of the industry from instructors who have real-world experience with heavy equipment.
  • CNH Industrial dealerships offer various unique opportunities — from scholarship and sponsorship programs to internship and apprentice experiences.
  • Connect with a Case IH, New Holland or CASE Construction Equipment dealership and gain access to game-changing experiences.
  • Graduates receive a Level 1 certification for all CNH Industrial equipment brands.
  • After graduation, Top Tech students enjoy preferred status for employment consideration at CNH Industrial dealerships. CNH Industrial dealerships make hiring decisions independently.

Find Your School

Connect with one of our partner technical colleges to learn more about a career in diesel and agricultural technology.

Your State/Province

Don’t see your school? Contact your local dealer. To find a dealer, click on one of these links:

Employment Opportunities

Agricultural and construction equipment is digitally connected and becoming increasingly complex. These are essential industries, and demand for qualified agricultural and construction equipment technicians continues to grow.

Most Top Tech students are employed by their sponsoring dealership right out of school, and CNH Industrial dealerships offer continuous growth opportunities to advance your career. All of which means you’ll be in demand from the day you graduate to the day you retire.

Need More Info?

We’re happy to answer any of your questions or to simply just chat about the program and help you decide if it’s right for you.

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Why should I become a Top Tech?

Because you’ve looked into it, and you know you want a high-tech career in diesel technology, working on the latest agricultural and construction equipment and technology. The Top Tech program’s mission is to give you the real-world skills necessary to jump-start that career. And our goal is to get you a job you love, immediately after graduation.

What makes Top Tech different from other programs?

Students who complete their coursework in diesel, agricultural or construction technology graduate with a Level 1 certification to work on Case IH, New Holland and CASE Construction Equipment products.

In addition, students enrolled at a participating technical college are eligible for sponsorships and internships at participating CNH Industrial dealerships.

Who is eligible to be a Top Tech?

Any student who has been accepted into a diesel, agricultural or construction technology program at one of the participating technical colleges across the country.

How long is the program?

Participating schools offer a two-year degree program in diesel, agricultural or construction technology with the opportunity to earn additional certifications. Check with the participating technical college in your area.

How do I find a participating technical college?

Check out the Find a School link above to find a participating technical college near you.

Who do I contact with questions to learn more?

Contact an admissions officer at one of our participating technical colleges for more information.

How does a dealer sponsorship work?

Students enrolled in a diesel technology program at a participating technical school should contact a Case IH, New Holland or CASE Construction Equipment dealership to inquire about financial support and internship opportunities.

How do I find a participating Case IH, New Holland or CASE Construction Equipment dealership?

To find a dealer, click on one of the links below.

What do I receive when I graduate?

Students who complete their coursework in diesel, agricultural or construction technology at participating technical colleges will earn a Level 1 certification to work on any CNH Industrial brand of equipment.

What is the job outlook for diesel and agricultural technicians?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the current average annual salary for technicians is $50,300. Due to improvements in technology and the increasing complexity of the equipment, demand for diesel, agricultural and construction equipment technicians is strong.

Stay tuned for the future TopTech Site.