Tractor Driving – 13-16 Year Olds

Who is the course for?Tractor drivers aged 13 and over but beneath the normal working age with some experience of the
operation and daily use of a tractor.

This course enables  attendees to:

·   to identify the risks involved with the use of tractors and implements

·   enter and leave the cab safely

·   understand the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation

·   understand the function of all controls

·   understand the hazards associated with some controls

·   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

·   understand reasons for daily checks

·   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 with a mounted implement

·   attach a trailed implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction with a trailed implement

·   leave unattached implements in a safe state

Course Content

  • Initial introduction
  • Preventing Accidents
  • Driving the tractor
  • Learning the Controls
  • Mounted implements
  • Use of automatic hitching systems
  • Trailed implements
  • Recap and Conclusion

1 day

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657