Agricultural Tractor

The Objectives of the Course and by the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Fit PTO shaft and secure shaft guards.
  • Perform daily checks.
  • Safely enter and leave cab.
  • Understand instruments and controls.
  • Control tractor in forward and reverse directions.
  • Control tractor in forward and reverse directions, with trailer or implements.
  • Attach and detach implements and PTO shafts between implement and tractor.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and instructions and accepted good practice.



Course Summary

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Undulating ground
  • Pre-start inspections/maintenance
  • Accident prevention
  • Operating/turning on inclines
  • Driving the tractor
  • Use of PTO shafts
  • Learning controls
  • Mounted implements
  • Use of hitching systems
  • Reversing the tractor with trailer
  • Theory and Practical Tests

All candidates will complete the NPORS assessment and on successful completion will be issued with an NPORS Operators Card.

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