It covers safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance, safety checks and recognition of controls and instruments. The test of covers the use of the tractor in a range of situations: driving safely and correctly around a suitable course (including reversing with a trailer), trailer hitching, attaching 3-point linkage and Power Take Off (PTO) driven attachments. There is an optional unit that covers the use of a tractor fitted with a front-end loader.
The minimum age limit for candidates taking this qualification is 16 years. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving license.
You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical and assessment will be an integrated part of the course.
City and Guilds
This is a 3 day courseand will takeplace between 9am-5pm. Days dependent on booking availability.
If you use a tractor this qualification will help you prove your ability as part of your work in agriculture, horticulture, or other industries The minimum age limit for candidates taking this qualification is 16 years. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving license.
City and Guilds
You will receive a certification of competence to enable you to operate a tractor as part of your work in agriculture, horticulture or aboriculture.
On completion of this course, you could progress to study one of our other land-based courses.
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