Ride on Machinery > Compact Tractor Driving


Price On Enquiry


City & Guilds NPTC


1 or 2 Day

Course Code

City & Guilds NPTC: 001408 or 001409


Integrated/Independent - Practical test with one to one verbal questioning

The training covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine with attachments.

All independent assessments are undertaken on a separate day, a few days after the training.

On completion of the course, you'll be able to:

  • List the types of hazards which may be encountered and how these should be dealt with
  • Check the immediate work area for hazards and obstacles
  • Identify Health and Safety legislation, and codes of practice in relation to the preparation and use of tractors
  • Identify Health and Safety issues in relation to the preparation and use of tractors
  • Describe the capabilities of the tractor and the expected efficiency of tractor operation
  • Identify types of attachments that are safe to use and compatible with the tractor and those that are not
  • Describe different types of attachments and how they are secured
  • Maintain the efficiency of tractor and attachment performance through the appropriate operation of the tractor
  • List the required pre-start checks and adjustments (safety checks)
  • Describe the ways in which the tractor should be manoeuvred, and how different weather and ground conditions must be taken into account
  • Ensure that attachments are compatible with tractor
  • Explain the safe use of attachments

Available For:

On-site to groups, email info@groundstraining.com for a quote stating how many people you anticipate will attend.

Suitable For:

Those who use a compact tractor as part of their work, for example highway maintenance, cemeteries, parks, gardens and amenity horticultural staff.

New dates currently being planned – Use the link below to register your interest.


Tel: 01902 440251
Email: info@groundstraining.com
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