This course will teach you how to safely operate agricultural tractors—with and without front end loaders and other attachments.
You'll learn about the distinguishing characteristics of individual tractors, including rated power, steering systems and operational complexities.
This program covers:
- OH&S, Vic Roads and manufacturer’s requirements for safe operation
- Routine pre-start checks
- Shutdown procedures
- Practical agricultural tractor operation
- Basic maintenance of tractors and equipment
- Pre- and post-use checks on equipment
Please note that you must be 16 years or older to take part in this course.
This course forms part of Certificate II in Agriculture.
Course Dates & Times
Seymour - Wallis Street
2 Day Course, Starts Tue 12th May, 9am - 4.30pm / 2020
2 Day Course, Starts Thur 17th September, 9am - 4.30pm / 2020
Shepparton - William Orr
2 Day Course, Starts Thursday 12th March, 9am - 4.30pm / 2020
2 Day Course, Starts Thursday 13th August, 9am - 4.30pm / 2020
Wangaratta - Tone Road
2 Day Course, Starts Thursday 14th May, 9am - 4.30pm / 2020
2 Day Course, Starts Thur 10th September, 9am - 4.30pm / 2020
The student tuition fees as published are subject to
change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees
and charges are correct at time of publication for 2020 and may change
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text
books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some
specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full
list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course
information session or during the pre-training review Interview.
Course Study Units
Assessment method may include:
- Practical observation
- Knowledge challenge
Attendance & Commitment
It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.
Where to From Here
If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.
Educational Support Services
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.
Services include on campus supports and remote supports
- employment information
- activities etc.
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
- Aspirations/career goals
- Educational attainment and capability
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
- Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
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