Safe tractor operation and maintenance

Course details

Name:Safe tractor operation and maintenance
Description:This course for small area farmers and rural employees covers the safe operation of tractors with and without attachments and basic maintenance.
Cost:From $630 weekdays, or $745 weekend depending on location. GST-free.
Course aims:
  • Safely operate tractors with or without attached equipment
  • Identify components, controls, checks, operation status
  • Set and secure equipment for operation
  • WHS Licensing and Legislation
Learning outcomes:
  • Prepare a tractor for operation (including routine checks)
  • Operate a tractor safely
  • Complete and check tractor operations (including shutdown procedures)
Length:2 days
Course program/structure:Day 1
  • Hazard, risk and control options
  • Perform pre-start checks on unfamiliar tractor
  • Daily service a tractor
  • Perform weekly/50hr service on tractor
  • Drive a tractor (basic)

Day 2

  • Attach, reverse and remove a trailed implement
  • Attach and remove a 3-point linkage implement
  • Attach and remove implement fitted with remote hydraulics
  • Attach, operate and remove PTO driven implement
  • Operate a tractor and implement in field condition
  • Remove attachments, park tractors and review course
Resources and method of delivery: Participants will be provided with a Tractor Operation and Maintenance Training Manual.

This practical course is delivered using a mixture of both indoor and outdoor instruction.

Accreditation:This course is mapped to the following national unit of competency, AHCMOM202 - Operate tractors.

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Other dates and locations are available on demand.

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Current scheduled courses

course date
Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland) 25th Jun 2019

Location

Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland)

When
25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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or call Sophie Smethurst on 0249398881

course date
Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland) 18th Jul 2019

Location

Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland)

When
18 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019

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or call Sophie Smethurst on 0249398881

course date
Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland) 27th Aug 2019

Location

Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland)

When
27 Aug 2019 - 28 Aug 2019

Extra details for this date

or call Sophie Smethurst on 02 4939 8881 (ph), 1800 025 520