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.



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.

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
19-Aug-19 20-Aug-19 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Mon - Tue 2
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Steel toe-capped safety boots Suitable outdoor clothing Overalls Wet weather gear


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