Course type:

Tractor Driving

This course enables relatively inexperienced operators to safely operate a tractor. By the end of the course they should be able to hitch up to and manoeuvre a trailer to a basic standard and also hitch up to 3 point linkage implement.

Areas of study:

Essential procedures for safe tractor driving
Relevant regulations
Working safely and effectively with attachments
PTO operation

Students must bring strong working boots, protective clothing, packed lunch and suitable drinks.  

Assessment is via integrated assessment and training by the tutor. Prices include LANTRA registration fee.


Suitability to the length of course is at the tutor’s discretion. Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Courses are either a 2 day course or a 3 day course depending on experience

Dates 2019 - 2020

Due to the latest announcements by the Government in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Hartpury College has temporarily ceased face to face teaching. New dates for this course will be added when we have reopened for students.




  • 9:00 - 16:00


To book your place, click on the below link. You will be taken to our online shop where you can select your date and complete the payment.

If you wish to pay by invoice, you will need to contact us by 28 days before the course start date. Payment of the invoice will need to be received by 14 days before the course start date to secure the place.

If you have any queries, you can contact us by phone on: 01452 702 529 or email

In the event of a cancellation by the student, the College will refund tuition fees for each prospective student at the following rates:

I. Up to 30 days prior to the course start, refund of fees less a £50 administrative charge
II. Between 30 and 14 days prior to the start, 50% refund
III. Less than 14 days notice, nil

If the College postpones the course and is unable to provide a mutually agreeable alternative, any fees will be refunded in full.

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Course Duration

2 Day
2 Day course
Course type:
Part Time
Part-time study options available

Why study Professional at Hartpury University?

Hartpury’s Innovation, Careers and Enterprise Centre specialises in providing professional courses and apprenticeships across a wide range of sectors, from land-based, animal and equine to education, health and safety and food and drink.

These are designed to meet the needs of local employers, enabling them to source the right training at the right price to upskill their employees, as well as to provide additional qualifications to boost the skills, CVs and earning potential of our students right on their doorstep.

Our diverse team of trainers all have extensive industry experience in their specialist areas and are on hand to provide bespoke business advice, support and training.

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