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NPTC Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations – Level 2

This course covers the safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance and safety checks, and recognition of controls and instruments.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Agriculture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 14.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £255
Exam: £90
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/nptc-award-in-tractor-driving-and-related-operations-level-2
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Course Information for Students

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

This course will be delivered on on-site.

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Overalls
  • Steel toe-capped boots
  • Writing materials
  • Lunch (there will be facilities on site if you wish to purchase your lunch here)

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.

Derby College Group 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 Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:28 pm