Duration: 10 days 8am - 5pm.
Course Overview in brief:
The tractor is an essential piece of machinery for so many businesses and operating it safely and efficiently is vital.
This course is designed for inexperienced and new drivers, if you already work in the agricultural industry please see Tractor Operation 2-day or Tractor Operation 5-Day
This is an integrated training and assessment course.
You will receive a certificate of training once it is complete. We will guide you through the theory behind tractor driving, with sessions on key health and safety issues. You will also receive plenty of hands-on experience behind the wheeI in the field using tractors and machinery. Basic operations and manoeuvring will be covered, as will using attachments, trailers, and the power take-off (PTO) shaft.
Agricultural Contracting in New Zealand
Health and safety legislation
Controls and pre-start check
Operating the tractor
Mounted implements and trailed machines
Tractor mounted front-end loader.
Ag Drive’s tutor is an approved Registered Assessor with Primary ITO, this means that we are able to assess unit standards that we have been approved to deliver. Ag Drive can report these approved units to NZQA through Primary ITO.