Tractor Driving & Related Operations (over 16s) - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This is a practical course aimed at those already working in or working towards a career in the agricultural sector. This qualification will help prove the learners’ ability to use a tractor as part of their job within the agriculture, horticulture and associated industries. Learners will experience the use of tractors and learn safe vehicle handling in modern agricultural tractors.

The assessment is divided into two units:

Unit 205

  • Understand how to prepare a tractor and attachments operation
  • Prepare a tractor and attachments for operation
  • Understand how to operate a tractor
  • Operate a tractor with attachments

Unit 206 (optional)

  • Know how to operate a loader
  • Operate a loader

Assessment Methods

Intigrated assessment by City & Guilds:

  • Observation of practical performance
  • Assessment of underpinning knowledge

Progression Options

City & Guilds assessments in safe use of tractor mounted mowers or Tractor Mounted Hedge and Verge Trimmers.

Course Summary

Course Title Tractor Driving & Related Operations (over 16s)
Entry Requirements

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

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