Course: Advanced Tractor Driving

Department: Agriculture

Type: Short Course

Duration: One day

The Course

For those who have completed the basic course and wish to progress their skills e.g. trailer work/cultivations and receive training in the use of attachments, equipment and machines in line with Health and Safety Executive recommendations.

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

As well as being held at Bishop Burton 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:

  • Mounted/trailed implement maintenance
  • Mounted/trailed implement attachments to a tractor
  • Operation of Mounted/trailed implement in farm conditions

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information, call us on 01964 553034 or email servicestobusiness@bishopburton.ac.uk with your requirements.

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Entry Requirements

The minimum age for candidates attending this course is 16. 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

Farm Management Development Programme

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...

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