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Introduction to Tractors Course

  • Non-Award

Suitable For: Hobby Farm owners and operators Land owners Candidates who wish to refresh or gain extra knowledge

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
SAH009
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$495 total

About this course

Suitable For:

  • Hobby Farm owners and operators
  • Land owners
  • Candidates who wish to refresh or gain extra knowledge

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge or experience needed

Study locations

Yan Yean at Northern Lodge

What you will learn

  • Basic description on types of tractors available
  • Tractors safety including legislation and DVD
  • Look over basic components and safety features of tractors
  • Perform pre-start checks
  • Routine safety checks
  • Mechanical hazards
  • Tractor operation
  • Attach equipment
  • Operate tractors in a range of different environments
  • Selection of equipment to match tractor performance
  • Attach, reverse and remove a trailed implement fitted with remote hydraulics
  • Attach, operate and remove a PTO driven implement
  • Operate a tractor and implement in field conditions
  • Final tractor assessment

Career pathways

  • Skills and knowledge to operate a tractor
  • Attach and detach equipment
  • Maintenance and hazards