Tractor Driving Course

Dorset Training
  • Info on application
  • Depending on experience
  • Accredited Certification
  • Dorset

Who is this course for?
Those required to drive a tractor
Both novice and experienced operators
Those who would like their skills to be verified with certification
What are the course objectives?
Be able to carry out a risk assessment of the task in hand
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 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 trailed implement
Leave unattached implements in a safe state
Correctly attach a power take off (PTO) shaft between tractor and implement
Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
Assess the minimum turing circle of the machine and the angle of the PTO shaft
Carry out basic operations using tractor mounted loader
How long is the course?
Five days – Novice operators
Three days – Semi-novice operators
Two days – Experienced operators
One day – Refresher certification

What qualification does it give?
City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Agricultural Tractor Driving & Related Operations (QCF) (MO1 & MO1A) or Lantra Certificate of Tractor Driving and Related Operations

Dorset Training

Dorset Training Ltd,

Unit 3,

Deverel Farm,

Milbourne St Andrew,


DT11 0HX,

Tel: 07734 079495