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Tractor Driving And Related Operations City & Guilds, NPTC Level 2 Certificate

Shuttleworth Tractor HE

Overview

Competence in Tractor Driving and Related Operations CG NPTC Level 2 Certificate

This course covers the safe driving of an Agricultural tractor, pre- start maintenance checks and safety checks and recognition of controls and instruments. During your assessment the tractor is to be driven safely and correctly through a range of situations (including reversing with a trailer).

The course will cover trailer hitching and attaching 3-point linkage and PTO driven attachments correctly and safely. There is also an optional unit that covers the use of tractors fitted with a front end mounted loader, which can be added as an additional option.

Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive a City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Tractor Driving and Related Operations. This qualification is issued for life, however NPTC recommends that refresher training is carried out every three to four years.

As well as being held at the college, this course can be delivered on your own site, using your own equipment ensuring your employees are trained in the environment they are most familiar with and at a time that best suits you (please contact admissions to discuss your requirements).

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Available Courses
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 22/06/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Wednesday, TH
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £350.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 02/02/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Wednesday, TH
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £350.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 20/10/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Wednesday, TH
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £350.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 11/01/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £350.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 02/11/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £350.00
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course information

Entry requirements

The minimum age for a candidate taking this course is 16 years old. There are no other formal entry requirements for this qualification however candidates will be required to supply their own personal protective equipment which should consist of:

  • Overalls
  • Steel toe capped boots
Course content

What you will study

  • Identify hazards specific to the site, task and machine
  • Identify and explain function of instruments and controls on the machine
  • Carry out daily pre-start checks to the tractor
  • Demonstrate knowledge of potential hazards that could arise when using a tractor and the correct procedure/precautions to be observed when driving
  • Preparation and maintenance
  • Safe driving and handling of the tractor
  • Hitching/manoeuvring with trailed implements
  • Hitching/manoeuvring with mounted implements
  • Drive tractor and trailer around a designated course as outlined by the assessor, to include negotiating corners, gear changing and reversing in a confined space
  • Tip trailer, uncouple and park tractor safely
  • Attach a PTO driven machine to the tractor and fit PTO shaft
  • Demonstrate knowledge of factors to consider when using PTO shaft
  • Operating a loader.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Unemployed offer

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

 

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not:

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.