Tractor Driving on Slopes - LANTRA Integrated Training and Assessment

Duration :

1 day (up to 2 for novices)

Maximum trainees per course :

6

Price :

Training + VAT (per person)  1-day £110.00, 2-day £200.00

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

NPTC Assessment: Price on application

LANTRA Assessment: £30 + VAT

It is recommended that operators wishing to take this course have experience of tractor driving

Course Content: Personal safety:

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Mounting and dismounting
  • Machine knowledge
  • Use of manufacturer's handbook
  • Safe stop procedure

Observation:

  • All-round checks
  • Direction of travel

General safety:

  • Pre-start checks
  • Controls and instrumentation
  • Use of handbrake
  • Move-off procedure
  • Use of gears and speed
  • Manoeuvring.

Slope assessment:

  • Grip test
  • Evaluation of angle of slope
  • Evaluation of machine in use
  • Safety

Travelling:

  • Manoeuvring with trailed implements
  • Manoeuvring with mounted implements

General:

  • Safety
  • Security of loads
  • Legislation

Personal Protective Equipment for Tractor Driving Courses:

  • Close fitting overalls
  • Steel toe capped shoes/boots
  • Light industrial gloves