Short Courses

Introduction to Tractors Course

This short course will provide participants with the understanding of the safe operation of tractors in any given situation, with or without attached equipment and the application of skills to safely utilise the various components and controls of tractors.

Course Code: SAH009

This short course will provide participants with the understanding of the safe operation of tractors in any given situation, with or without attached equipment and the application of skills to safely utilise the various components and controls of tractors.

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Code

SAH009

Campuses

Yan Yean

Department

Agriculture and Animal Studies
03 9269 8615

Duration

3 days
Total Hours: 24

Course Outline

  • 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

Course Outcomes

  • Skills and knowledge to operate a tractor
  • Attach and detach equipment
  • Maintenance and hazards
  • A Statement of Attainment will be issued at the conclusion of the course: AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors
  • Completion of this unit of competency will earn you credit towards attaining a Nationally Recognised qualification in Certificate III in Agriculture.

Recognising Organisations

National

Suitable For

  • Hobby Farm owners and operators
  • Land owners
  • Candidates that wish to refresh

Fees

Fees:$325.00

No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

Assessments includes completion of an online quiz, oral questioning and practical demonstrations.

Materials

Participants should wear clothing suitable to outdoor activities on a farm. Long sleeved shirt and long pants, sturdy footwear and sun/weather protection. No flowing garments that present an entanglement hazard should be worn.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience needed

Pathways to further study

Certificate III in Agriculture

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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