Tractor Driving for Beginners

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Agriculture AG156E07/20/1 Short Course

Course Information

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

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
19-Aug-2020 20-Aug-2020 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Mon - Tue 2
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £180.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £30.00


Materials Required

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

What's next?

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