Agriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Tractor Driving for Beginners
Course Code: AG156

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time



This two day course is aimed at complete beginners and 14-16 year olds as a comprehensive introduction to tractor handling. It does not result in the City and Guilds (NPTC) Certificate of Competence but is highly recommended as a precursor to the 5 day course that we also offer.

Overview

Qualification

College Certificate in Basic Tractor Handling and Operations

Course Content

Pre-start checks
Tractor operation
Trailer work, hitching up and reversing
Basic PTO safety and 3 point linkage
Introduction to loader work
Safe working practices

Entry Requirements

Interest and enthusiasm in driving tractors

Next Steps

Agricultural Tractor Driving and Related Operations (16 years old and over)

Career Opportunities

Ideal introduction for those who have never driven a tractor before or those still at school.