Course: Basic Tractor Driving

Department: Agriculture

Type: Short Course

Duration: One day

The Course

The aim of this course is to ensure that you receive the appropriate basic tractor driving training, in line with, and as recommended by, the Health and Safety Executive.

A certificate of training attendance is achieved upon successful completion of the course.

As well as being held at Riseholme 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.

What You Study

This course introduces candidates to:

  • The prevention of accidents
  • Learning controls
  • Daily checks
  • Driving a tractor
  • Mounted and trailed implements

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information, call us on 01964 553181 or email

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Entry Requirements

The minimum age for candidates attending this course is 13.

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
  • High visibility vest

Harry Middleditch

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Harry Middleditch is a 25-year-old Assistant Farm Manager for D F Middleditch & Son based on the Essex / Suffolk border. They farm approximately 1000 acres of combinable crops, as well as having a flock of 50 pedigree Hampshire Down sheep and 100 Poll Dorset Ewes. A 2017 delegate, see what Harry thought of the Farm Management Development Programme...