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Tractor Driving

Brush up your skills, or learn them from scratch, with our comprehensive tractor driving course.

Tractor Driving

At a glance…

Training (with Assessment) Competence with Modules 

The expected duration for the course is two days however, please note this may vary according to factors such as level of experience, modules or attachments selected, or the ratio of Instructors to Learners.

Training (with Assessment) Competence with Modules

Introduction
IBrush up your skills, or learn them from scratch, with our comprehensive tractor driving course.
Overview in brief
The tractor is an essential piece of machinery for so many businesses and operating it safely and efficiently is absolutely vital. Whether you're an experienced hand, or just starting out, our instructors will steer you through the entire tractor-driving process.

Perform a risk assessment

  • Mount and dismount safely
  • Understand the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation
  • Understand the function of all controls
  • Understand the hazards associated with using controls
  • Understand the reasons for daily checks
  • Start and stop the engine in a safe manner
  • Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave the tractor in a safe state
  • Competently perform checking of the lubrication, cooling and air intake of the engine, perform basic lubrication of the tractor and ensure the tractor is in a safe road going state
  • Attach a mounted implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction
  • Attach a trailed implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave unattached implements in a safe state
  • Correctly attach a PTO shaft between tractor and implement
  • Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
  • Assess the minimum turning circle of the machine and the angle of the PTO shaft.
  • Carry out basic operations using tractor mounted loader.
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By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Perform a risk assessment
  • Mount and dismount safely
  • Understand the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation
  • Understand the function of all controls
  • Understand the hazards associated with using controls
  • Understand the reasons for daily checks
  • Start and stop the engine in a safe manner
  • Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave the tractor in a safe state
  • Competently perform checking of the lubrication, cooling and air intake of the engine, perform basic lubrication of the tractor and ensure the tractor is in a safe road going state
  • Attach a mounted implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction
  • Attach a trailed implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave unattached implements in a safe state
  • Correctly attach a PTO shaft between tractor and implement
  • Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
  • Assess the minimum turning circle of the machine and the angle of the PTO shaft.
  • Carry out basic operations using tractor mounted loader.