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Agricultural Tractor Driving & Related Operations Level 2 Award

  • L2

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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

This qualification covers safe driving of a tractor in a range of situations, pre-use maintenance, safety checks and recognition of controls and instruments.

NPTC

Entry requirements

The minimum age limit for candidates taking this qualification is 16 years.

Course content

You will study the following topics:

  • Preparation and maintenance
  • Safe procedures and observation
  • Safe driving and handling of the tractor
  • Hitching/manoeuvring with trailed implements
  • Hitching/manoeuvring with mounted implements
  • Operating a loader.

Assessment methods

The assessment will normally take place within 14 days of the training and 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.

Qualifications

Agricultural Tractor Driving & Related Operations NPTC Level 2 Award
Additional information

To take part in this course you must bring PPE (personal protective equipment) and other tools and equipment as listed on the joining instructions. You can also view the PPE and tools list here. These will be emailed to you a few weeks before the course is due to start – please contact us to confirm you have the required items.

Course Information & How to Apply

In light of the current coronavirus outbreak this course has unfortunately been postponed. Information regarding our 2020-21 part-time courses will be out in May; please complete our enquiry form and we will alert you when they are released.

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LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
2 days 29/06/2020 Mon, Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £350 Shuttleworth College B1308S3

 

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