Course code: 900-80108

    Statement of Attainment in Safe Tractor Operations

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Learn the ins and outs of how to operate a range of tractors safely under different road and load conditions. Earn credit towards a full qualification and apply your knowledge in the agriculture, horticulture and land management sectors.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Identify hazards and risks

    • Follow safe work practices and use personal protective equipment

    • Perform pre-operational and shut down checks and procedures

    • Operate, drive and park a tractor

    • Clean and decontaminate the tractor and equipment

    • Maintain tractor and equipment records

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

    • Experience operating a tractor using a range of attachments

    • Confidence to follow industry, workplace health and safety, and biosecurity procedures

    • A pathway to further study in agriculture, horticulture, or conservation and ecosystem management

    • Credit towards a full qualification

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • An interest in agriculture, horticulture or land management

    • The ability to work outdoors in varied climatic conditions

    • A safety-first attitude and a keen eye for detail

    • Reached 16 years of age to meet tractor manufacturer's recommendations

    • Suitable protective clothing to work outdoors including a broad-brimmed hat, long sleeved cotton shirt and covered leather work boots

    • The ability to maintain focus and concentration over a long period

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: Farm worker, Machinery operator and Seasonal worker

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Previous study0 Courses

    Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

    The Statement of Attainment in Safe Tractor Operations does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Further study0 Courses

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    The Statement of Attainment in Safe Tractor Operations does not have any post-graduate courses.

    Related study1 Course

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Operate tractorsAHCMOM202

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

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