Tractor Driving - Certificate of Competence | Harper Adams University

Who is the course designed for?

This two-day course is designed for any person who drives a tractor with or without implements as part of their work. This course is designed to help tractor drivers carry out their work safely and will give trainees the confidence to become a competent and safe operator when driving and handling a wheeled tractor. 

Course contents

  • Pre-use safety checks
  • Identify and explain use of instruments and controls
  • Demonstrate knowledge of potential hazards
  • Drive tractor and trailer
  • Attach a PTO driven machine and fit a PTO shaft
  • Identify factors to consider when cleaning and inspecting the tractor

Assessment on the above is mandatory but operating a loader with a tractor is an additional, optional element.

Benefits

As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify procedures for safe tractor driving
  • Manoeuvre with different attachments
  • Use a tractor mounted loader
  • Adjust, service and carry out basic maintenance checks

Duration

This is a two-day course with an additional 1.5 hour assessment by an independent assessor.

Qualification

This training leads to an industry recognised qualification from NPTC or Lantra.

Prices

Tractor training: £250
Lantra assessment and registration: +£50
NPTC assessment and registration: +£150

Dates

  • 26-27 February 2018
  • 11-12 June 2018

Contact

For further information, course dates, and to book, please contact:

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