Tractor Training

This Tractor Dozer course is designed for experienced tractor drivers to gain recognition and confidently operate the tractor to comply with statutory requirements and to work in a safe manner.

Course Duration

1 Day (max 4 candidates)

Starting Time

9 am


Theory and Practical Examination

Course Content
  • Introduction
  • Daily inspections of machine
  • Safe use of tractor around site
  • Certification and testing of machine & attachments
  • Terrain and associated hazards
  • Manoeurve in confined spaces
  • To be able to carry out a risk assessment of the tasks in hand
  • Enter and leave cab safely
  • Understand the function of all controls
  • Understand the hazards associated with some controls
  • Start and stop the engine in a safe manner
  • Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction
  • Understand reasons for daily checks
  • Competently perform checking of the lubrication, cooling, and air intake of the engine, perform basic lubrication of the tractor and ensure the tractor is in safe road going state
  • Attach a mounted implement and manoeurve in a forward and reverse direction with a mounted implement
  • Attach a trailed implement and manoeurve in a forward and reverse direction with a trailed implement
  • Correctly attach a PTO shaft between tractor and implement
  • Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
  • Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Hard hat, Safety steel toe capped boots, hi-viz vest and gloves
  • I.D (Passport or Driving licence)
  • PPS Number
  • 1 x Passport photo

On successful completion of the Tractor Training Course candidates will be issued with a Carroll Training Certificate.