Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Tractor Driving and Related Operation (NPTC 0014-31)
This course covers the safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance and safety checks, and recognition of controls and instruments.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone who wants to know more about 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.
What will you learn?
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 you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site at Broomfield Hall.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will be required to supply your own:
- Steel toe-capped boots
- Writing materials
- Lunch (there will be facilities on-site if you wish to purchase your lunch here)
How will you 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.
DCG offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the DCG part-time prospectus for a full list and details.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact DCG on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Agricultural Machinery Drivers
Agricultural and Fishing Trades
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Course Information Last Updated On: December 1, 2023 3:58 pm