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John Deere is the world’s leading provider of advanced products and services in agricultural, construction, forestry and turf care equipment. John Deere’s Skillbridge program is intended to help place service members in careers at participating dealerships and Deere factories nationwide. Most of the thousands of openings are for mechanics. Other openings include welders, assemblers, warehouse, parts, logistics, sales and management.

What is the John Deere Army Career Skills/DoD Skillsbridge Program?

This is a Free, Flexible, Three-Phase Program for Transitioning Military. It is self-paced web-based training., has a hands-on Internship opportunity at a participatin, John Deere Dealership option, is instructor-led training at a John Deere Training Center resulting in a certificate awarded from John Deere University.

Curriculum Competencies Include

– Hydraulics

– Electrical


– Engines and fuel systems

– Powertrain

– Advanced technology

Since the approval of the John Deere Skillsbridge Program in April 2020, over 140 people have enrolled in the program, resulting in over 100 interviews and over 35 hires.

For more information visit the John Deere website or contact them via email.| 11