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NPTC Level 2 Award in Tractor Driving and Related OperationsApply Now »
Location: Broomfield Hall
Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us
Days / Times: Contact Us
Tuition (£): 255.00*
Exams (£): 90.00**
This course covers the safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance and safety checks, and recognition of controls and instruments.
The minimum age for candidates taking this course is 16 years.
The course will cover:
Identifying any hazard specific to the site, task and machine
Identifying and explaining functions of all instruments and controls on the machine
Carrying out daily pre-use checks on the tractor
Demonstrating knowledge of precautions to be observed when driving with heavily loaded trailers and implements
Mounting vehicle, carrying out safety checks and starting engine
How will I be assessed?
There is a formal NPTC assessment which can be taken at the College using our tractors – or your own site using your own tractor – and this will take approximately two to three hours.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
You will be required to supply your own:
Steel toe-capped boots
Lunch (there will be facilities on site if you wish to purchase your lunch here)
What can I do after this course?
Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide variety of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.
* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.