The NPORS N601 – Agricultural Tractor course, focused on Agriculture Tractor operations, equips participants with essential knowledge and skills required for safe and efficient tractor usage in agricultural settings. In this comprehensive program, students learn various critical aspects to ensure the tractor’s optimal performance and safety during operation.
One of the key components of the course is tractor preparation. Participants gain expertise in inspecting and preparing the agricultural tractor for use. This includes understanding the tractor’s components, checking for mechanical issues, and ensuring it is in safe working condition. Proper maintenance and inspection are fundamental to ensure safe and efficient tractor operation.
Attachment and trailer handling are another vital part of the course. Students learn how to securely attach and set up trailers, mounted equipment, and PTO (Power Take-Off) drives. This knowledge is crucial for agricultural tasks, as improper attachment can lead to accidents and damage.
Safety is paramount throughout the training. Participants are taught how to operate machinery safely and efficiently. This involves understanding tractor controls, driving techniques, and best practices to prevent accidents and injuries. Emphasis is placed on risk assessment and mitigation, ensuring that operators are well-prepared to handle potential challenges in the field.
Those who are required to operate an Agricultural Tractor within an Agricultural environment.
Delegate Requirements – Delegates should be physically fit, in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness. It is, however, desirable (but not mandatory) that applicants should be literate and have had driving experience as an indication of dexterity
Novice – This course is designed for the complete Novice delegate.
Experienced – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 3 months.
Refresher – Delegates must have already attended a course and have valid proof in the form of certification.
Experienced Worker Test (EWA) – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 2 years.
NPORS – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme
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All delegates who attend our NPORS accredited course will receive an NPORS ID Card and Registration.