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3-Day Tractor Safe Operation Course

Learn to safely operate a tractor and gain knowledge on the latest health & safety regulations with this tractor safe operation course in Waikato.

Course Overview:

The tractor is an essential piece of machinery for so many businesses and operating it safely and efficiently is vital. This course confirms operators' skill levels and awareness of legal requirements.

Ag Drives three-day tractor safe operation course, mixes classroom learning sessions with practical skill development opportunities, making it suitable for individuals who are new to tractor operation or anyone wishing to upskill themselves.

Course Outcomes:

  • Health and safety requirements when operating tractors
  • NZ road rules & regulations
  • Hazard identification and control measures 
  • Reporting and/or recording accidents or near misses
  • Identify legal requirements for tractor use
  • Identification of standard controls and functions  
  • Safe control of tractors and how to manoeuvre in different scenarios 
  • Maneuvering of tractor with mounted and trailed attachments 
  • Safe practice when using attachments, trailers, and the PTO 
  • Practice in using front end loaders and understanding of how stability changes during their use 
  • General maintenance on machines 
  • Attach and detach 3-point mounted power take off driven implement 
  • Operate a tractor and implements on flat terrain to complete tasks e.g. raking and mulching 
  • Understand factors that affect tractor stability and dynamics, and how it can change with attached implements and tasks 
  • Operate a tractor power take off driven implement 
  • Mount and dismount safely 
  • Competently perform checking of the lubrication, cooling and air intake of the engine, perform basic lubrication of the tractor, and ensure the tractor is in a safe road going state

Course Details

Fees: $1950 + GST per person 

Mode: Theory & Practical

Suitable for: New & inexperienced operators

Duration: 3 Days, 8:30am-4pm

Equipment required: Sensible clothing for all-weather training, steel capped boots

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"It’s a really good foundation course, even though we have previous tractor driving experience, we still learnt a lot.”

Max and Liam