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Agricultural Tractor Traing Course Example

Example tractor training course for any prospective people thinking about wanting to drive a tractor.


Driving Course

Course Length1–5 days depending on experience
Venue Workplace
Day / Time Flexible
Start Date Various

Entry Requirements

Training for novice and experienced operators.


This course provides training in agricultural tractors. The course is designed to familiarize operators with the safe operation and preventative maintenance of agricultural tractors and attachments.

Course Content

• Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
• Identify and comply with manufacturers instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation
• Carry out all pre-use and running checks
• Set the tractor for site and road travel
• Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground with various mounted and trailed implements
• Travel up and down substantial inclines with various mounted and trailed implements
• Manoeuvre in confined areas with various mounted and trailed implements, using forward and reverse direction
• Attach various mounted and trailed implements to the tractor
• Connect and operate various types of Power Take off (PTO) driven implements
• Place the tractor in and out-of-service condition
• Loading and unloading procedures on and off transporters

Where a course is aimed towards an assessment/examination, it is expected that all students will enter for the qualification.

Method of Assessment

Practical and written assessment.


None defined.

Contact Details

information@bcot.ac.uk Tel 01256 306484


All course materials will be provided.

For more Information Please cantact BCOT on the addresses below

BCOT, Worting Road, Basingstoke, Hants, RG21 8TN Tel: 01256 306484 Fax: 01256 306444
www.bcot.ac.uk email information@bcot.ac.uk, Course Code MXEC047

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