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Tractor Driving

Course Aims
Entering and leaving the cab safely
Understanding the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation
Understanding the function of all controls
Understanding the hazards associated with some controls
Starting and stopping the engine in a safe manner
Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction
Leaving the tractor in a safe state
Understanding the 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
Correctly attach a PTO shaft between tractor and implement
Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
Assess the minimum turning circle of the machine and the angle of the PTO shaft
Plan field work in relation to field shape and type of operation
Max No of Candidates 6

Course Duration 1-5 Days (depending on experience)

Awarding Body NPORS or LANTRA
Tractor Driving (13-16 year olds)

Course Aims
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
plan field work in relation to field shape and type of operation

Max No of Candidates 3

Course Duration 2 Days

Certification Certificate of Attendance

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