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Tractor Driving for 13-15 year olds

Our Tractor Driving for 13 to 15 Year Olds course is suitable for all younger tractor drivers who are either new to or have some experience in driving tractors in the agriculture, amenity, forestry, industrial and horticulture industries. Our course will allow you to develop and expand where necessary on the skills and knowledge required in order to operate the tractor safely and competently. Under 16 year olds can not use PTO related equipment. We also offer a preparing for your driving test course for delegates over 16 with emphasis on driving on roads.


Pre course requisites: Must be 13 and under 15 years of age

Certificating Body: Lantra

Course Length: 2 Days

Course times: 9.30am to 4.30pm or to suit customer.

Instructor: P Hallam

Cost: £250 + Vat per person.

Venue: Marsh Hill Farm, Marsh, Aylesbury HP17 8ST or to suit client


On completion of the course you will be able to:

  •   Mount and dismount safely.
  •   Understand the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation.
  •   Understand the function of all controls.
  •   Understand the hazards associated with using controls.
  •   Understand the reasons for daily checks.
  •   Start and stop the engine in a safe manner.
  •   Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction.
  •   Leave the tractor in a safe state.
  •   Understand reasons for daily checks.
  •   Competently perform checking of the lubrication, cooling and air intake of the engine, perform basic lubrication of the tractor and ensure the tractor is in a safe road going state.
  •   Attach a mounted implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction with a mounted implement.
  •   Attach a trailed implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction with a trailed implement.
  •   Leave unattached implements in a safe state.

Course sessions:

  •   Health and safety legislation.
  •   Controls.
  •   Pre-start checks.
  •   Operation the tractor.
  •   Manoeuvring.
  •   Mounted implements.
  •   Trailed machines

We also offer a course for 16+ year old  delegates wishing to take their DVL part F tractor driving test. 

Information can be found on the DVSA web site by clicking here. Please also use these links for more information on taking the course and a

  • Arranging and taking a test
  • Your questions answered

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