Safety 'n Action Safety 'n Action AXIOM TRAINING

Safe Tractor Operation

Key Information

Duration: 2 Days

Maximum Attendees: 8

Training available at your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$5800 Company Booking

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This course teaches the knowledge, skills, and attributes for all essential areas of the unit standards covered in this course, enabling the individual to drive a tractor effectively and safely in varied terrain.

Overview

This course teaches the knowledge, skills, and attributes for all essential areas of the unit standards covered in this course, enabling the individual to drive a tractor effectively and safely in varied terrain.

Please bring along your ID on training day - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the legal requirements for tractors and tractor users on both private property and on public roads
  2. Drive a tractor on hilly terrain
  3. Describe occupational hazards associated with tractor use
  4. Identify factors that affect tractor stability
  5. Check and service a wheel tractor and implement before use
  6. Attach an implement to a tractor
  7. Drive a wheel tractor and implement safely over flat terrain
  8. Detach an implement from a tractor

Prerequisites:

  1. Successful completion of unit standard 19044 (describe the legal requirements and occupational hazards associated with tractor use - covered in the course).
  2. No licence is required if 100% of use is on private property with no public access. Where public land is to be accessed a minimum of a full class 1 licence and registration is required.

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.

NZQA Unit Standards Included

  • Unit Standards - STO

    Unit

    Level

    Credit

    Description

    19044 2 3

    Demonstrate knowledge of the legal requirements and hazards associated with tractor use.

    31913 2 3

    Operate a basic tractor on flat terrain under close supervision.

    31914 2 2

    Attach and detach a power take off driven 3 point linkage mounted implement to a basic tractor under close supervision.

    Optional Unit Standards

    24538

    3

    4

    Describe tractor stability and the dynamics of tractors and attached implements

    24539

    3

    4

    Maintain and use a power take off (PTO) driven implement attached to a tractor under limited supervision

    27604

    3

    4

    Operate a tractor with an attached implement on rolling terrain under limited supervision.