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Qualification name Certificate of Competence in Tractor Driving and Related Operations
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date Flexible
Cost £255.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is for anyone who wants to know more about the safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance and safety checks, and recognition of controls and instruments.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

The minimum age for candidates taking this course is 16 years.

View the key features of this course.

The course will cover:Identifying any hazard specific to the site, task and machineIdentifying and explaining functions of all instruments and controls on the machineCarrying out daily pre-use checks on the tractorDemonstrating knowledge of precautions to be observed when driving with heavily loaded trailers and implementsMounting vehicle, carrying out safety checks and starting engine

Understand how the course will be delivered.

This course will be delivered on-site at Broomfield Hall.

Find out what material you will need.

You will be required to supply your own:OverallsSteel toe-capped bootsWriting materialsLunch (there will be facilities on-site if you wish to purchase your lunch here)

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

There is a formal NPTC assessment which can be taken at the College using our tractors or your own site using your own tractor and this will take approximately two to three hours.

DCG offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the DCG part-time prospectus for a full list and details.

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Name DERBY COLLEGE @ BROOMFIELD HALL
Address Broomfield Estate
Morley
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 6DN
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Email enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk
Phone 0800 028 0289
Website https://www.derby-college.ac.uk
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