Ryan and Tom Dixon are Lantra providers and instructors for land based and environmental training.

Tractor Driving

 

Awarding body

LANTRA Awards

 

Course Aims:

To provide thorough theory and practical training in operating Tractor Driving, to enable you to pass the theory and practical assessments.

 

Duration of course:

Novice: 2-5 Days

Intermediate: 2 Days

Experienced: 1 Day refresher

 

Candidate numbers:

4

Bespoke numbers (talk to us for more details)

 

Who should attend?

Anyone who operates tractors.

 

On completion of course:

5 year LANTRA card and certificate

 

Minimum age:

16

 

Venue:

We have a sight situated in the Ribble Valley ideally suited for carrying out this course.

Equipment is provided

The manufacturer’s operator’s manual (MOM) must be readily accessible for the appropriate machines

3 point linkage and PTO attachments

Welfare facilities available

Indoor space for completing theory aspects of the course is available

Risk assessments are completed

 

PPE:

Please provide

Suitable head protection

Suitable eye protection

Suitable hearing protection

Suitable work clothes including wet weather gloves

Suitable work boots including steel toe protection

High VIZ

 

Assessment:

Theory assessment

25 MINUTES MCQ’s multiple choice questions

80% pass mark

 

Practical assessment

  • Pre use and operational checks
  • Travel up and down slopes with hill starts
  • Drive through chicane, forwards and backwards
  • Reverse 30 metres in a straight line, through restrictions
  • Attach trailer and secure
  • Attach 3-point linkage attachment
  • Connect PTO attachment and run
  • Drive over uneven and sloping terrain
  • Pass mark is less than 35 penalty points and no mandatory disqualifications

 

Price:

Available upon request

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Cancelation charges:

Over 4 weeks cancelation notice – full refund

2 – 4 weeks cancelation notice – 50% refund

Less than 14 days cancelation notice – No refund

What you will learn during the course

  • Perform a risk assessment
  • Mount and dismount safely
  • Understand the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation
  • Understande the function of all controls
  • Understand the hazards associated with using controls
  • Understand the reasons for daily checks
  • Start and stop the engine in a safe manner
  • Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave the tractor in a safe manner
  • Completely perform checking of the lubrication, colling and air intake of the engine, perform basic lubrication of the tractor and ensure the tractor is in a safe road going state
  • Attach a mounted implement and maneuver in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave unattached implements in a safe state
  • Correctly attach a PTO shaft between tractor and implement
  • Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
  • Assess the minimum turning circle of the machine and the angle of the PTO shaft
  • Carry out basic operations using tractor mounted loader

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