NPTC Tractor Driving Agricultural and Related Operations

  • £400 + VAT
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 2 days plus 2.5 hours for assessment

If you use a tractor, this qualification will help you prove your ability as part of your work in agriculture, horticulture or other industries.

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

The test also covers the use of the tractor in a range of situations: driving safely and correctly around a suitable course (including reversing with a trailer), trailer hitching, attaching 3-point linkage and Power Take Off (PTO) driven attachments. There is an optional unit which covers the use of a tractor fitted with a front-end loader.

A 2.5 hour assessment with an external examiner at Pencoed Campus.

The minimum age limit for candidates taking this qualification is 16 years.

Note, this does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence.

Enhance your skill set with:

  • Safe use of pesticides
  • Tractor mounted spraying
  • Chainsaw maintenance and operation
  • Safe use of brushcutter and strimmer
  • Safe use of wood chippers

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

The test also covers the use of the tractor in a range of situations: driving safely and correctly around a suitable course (including reversing with a trailer), trailer hitching, attaching 3-point linkage and Power Take Off (PTO) driven attachments. There is an optional unit which covers the use of a tractor fitted with a front-end loader.

A 2.5 hour assessment with an external examiner at Pencoed Campus.

The minimum age limit for candidates taking this qualification is 16 years.

Note, this does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence.

Enhance your skill set with:

  • Safe use of pesticides
  • Tractor mounted spraying
  • Chainsaw maintenance and operation
  • Safe use of brushcutter and strimmer
  • Safe use of wood chippers

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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