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Tractors and Front End Loaders

  • Non-Award

This course will teach you how to safely operate agricultural tractors-with and without front end loaders and other attachments. You'll learn about the distinguishing characteristics of individual tractors, including rated power, steering systems...

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
SA2TRAFL20

About this course

This course will teach you how to safely operate agricultural tractors-with and without front end loaders and other attachments.

You'll learn about the distinguishing characteristics of individual tractors, including rated power, steering systems and operational complexities.

This program covers:

  • OH&S, Vic Roads and manufacturer's requirements for safe operation
  • Routine pre-start checks
  • Shutdown procedures
  • Practical agricultural tractor operation
  • Basic maintenance of tractors and equipment
  • Pre- and post-use checks on equipment

Please note that you must be 16 years or older to take part in this course.

This course forms part of Certificate II in Agriculture.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.