City & Guilds NPTC:
City & Guilds NPTC: Machinery Landbased courses
There is a wide range of machinery used in the land-based industries. Understanding machinery maintenance and safe operational skills are key to efficient use, good working practice and preventing accidents, leading to business benefits in terms of less machinery damage and down time.
All City & Guilds NPTC qualifications are developed with industry experts and employers to ensure that they support the skills needs of today's industry.
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Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Tractor Driving and Related Operations
Covers safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance, safety checks and recognition of controls and instruments. The test of covers the use of the tractor in a range of situations: driving safely and correctly around a suitable course (including reversing with a trailer), trailer hitching, attaching 3-point linkage and Power Take Off (PTO) driven attachments.
Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Tractor Mounted Hedge and Verge Cutters
Covers the use of of tractor mounted hedge and verge cutters, covering pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to cut hedges or verges to the capacity of the machine.