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Combi-tractor Mower

This integrated training and assessment will suit you if you are currently using tractor and mower combinations, such as Aebi Terratrac or standard tractor/gang mower. Our instructors will guide you through the theory, so you have an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment. The course is designed for both novices and more practised users. As a result, it can last from one to five days, it all depends on your experience. You'll receive either a Lantra certificate of training once it is complete, or an NPTC certificate of competence.


Pre Course Requirements:- None for novice users -  3 years experience and or previous certificated training for experienced users.

Course Certification:- Lantra or NPTC

Course Length:- One to three days depending on delegates previous qualifications.

Course Times:- 9.30AM to 4.30PM

Instructor:- Various

Cost:- Courses tend to be run as in house courses and are charged at a day rate. Price on application to our office.

Venue:- To suit clients needs

Maximum number of delegates:- 4

At the end of the course you will be able to:-

  • Understand the main causes of accidents involving tractors and mowers
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of tractors and mowers
  • Elect appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identify and understand the function of all instruments and controls
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator’s handbook
  • Carry out pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Perform after-use maintenance
  • Be aware of different cutting mechanisms available
  • Set up and adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
  • Understand requirements for travelling on the public highway
  • Be able to load and transport the machine (if appropriate)
  • Recognise the safe working environment for tractor and mower combinations on typical ground surface conditions
  • Assess the suitability of any ground before driving over it
  • Perform adjustments to a tractor and mower combination to increase its safety
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner on varied terrain suitable to the equipment used.