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

Tractor Driving


Awarding body



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:


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:




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



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



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



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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