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Part Time Improve Your Tractor and Trailer Driving

Derby College

Other Qualifications , Uncategorised

Course Description

Improve Your Tractor and Trailer Driving Level: 2 Location: BH Years: 1 Course Summary If you would like to improve your tractor driving or learn to use a tractor and trailer and you have completed the Tractor Driving for Beginners Course, then this is the course for you. If you have not completed the Beginners Course but have some tractor driving experience, you may also be able to attend. You will be taught safe driving techniques during the day's practical instruction on our up-to-date tractors. Topics covered will include attaching and picking up trailers, driving with trailers: forward and reverse, drawbar types and their uses, and tipping loads. How will I be assessed? Continuous assessment will take place over the day by the instructor observing your progress. How much time will I spend on the course? Five hours. How is the course delivered? This is a hands-on practical driving course, delivered in small groups. Who is this course suitable for? This course is for people aged 14 or over who have attended the Tractor Driving for Beginners Course or who already have some experience of tractors and wish to improve. This course can also be used as evidence of training for more experienced operators where this is required. What are mandatory modules or units? N/A What materials do I have to provide? Bring steel toe capped boots and advise us of your shoe size in advance if you require a loan pair from the College. You must be dressed for outdoor practical work with no dangling drawstrings, jewellery etc. Long hair must be tied back. Bring a packed lunch on the day. Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required? None What can I do after this course? Derby College offers a range of one-day/weekend and evening courses on land-based topics such as hedge-laying, lambing, sheep shearing, dry stone walling, small-scale pigs, small-scale poultry and smallholders. What careers would this course be useful for? This course is useful for those people considering agriculture, smallholding or any other industry where tractors are used, though people attending merely for interest are welcome.

Improve Your Tractor and Trailer Driving Level: 2 Location: BH Years: 1 Course Summary If you would like to improve your tractor driving or learn to use a tractor and trailer and you have completed the Tractor Driving for Beginners Course, then this is the course for you. If you have not completed the Beginners Course but have some tractor driving experience, you may also be able to attend. You...

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