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 $620 weekdays, or $720 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 (near Maitland) 25th Nov 2017


TOCAL (near Maitland)

25th Nov 2017 - 26th Nov 2017

Extra details for this date

or call Kim Griffiths on 02 4939 8881 (ph)

course date
TOCAL (near Maitland) 4th Dec 2017


TOCAL (near Maitland)

4th Dec 2017 - 5th Dec 2017

Extra details for this date

or call Kim Griffiths on (02) 4939 8881