Combi Tractor Mower Course

Who is the course for?

  • Those required to use a tractor and mower combination as part of employment on either sloping or level land
  • Both novice and experienced operators
  • Those who would like their skills to be verified with certification

What are the course objectives?

  • Understand the main causes of accidents involving tractors and mowers
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of tractor and mowers
  • Select 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 manual
  • 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 mowers combination on typical ground surface condition
  • 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

How long is the course?

Five days – Novice operators
Three days – Semi-novice operators
Two days – Experienced operators
One day – Refresher certification

What qualification does it give?

Lantra Awards Certificate

How much does it cost?

Please enquire for prices