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NPORS – Agricultural Tractor (N601)

NPORS Agricultural Tractor course provides practical and theory training with the aim for delegates to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical assessments. 

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Course Details

Product number: NPORS_AG_TR|SW10088

This course intends to provide delegates with thorough practical and theory training with the aim for delegates to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical assessments. 

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Set up exclusion zone
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for agricultural tractor use
  • Prepare the agricultural tractor for use
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Attach and set trailers, mounted and PTO drives ready for operation
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of implements and attachments
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Duration

Novice delegate – 3 days
Experienced Worker Test – 1 day testing

This course is suitable for any delegate wishing to gain a NPORS certificate in Agricultural Tractors.

Experienced workers, categorised as those with having either 18 months provable work experience and/or 6 months consistent daily experience in the category, will be able to undertake a Experienced Workers Test (EWT). Completion of a EWT will allow experienced workers to take the NPORS Theory and Practical tests required for a NPORS certificate.

Prerequisites

Traditional NPORS card
  • Novice – No pre-requisites
  • Experienced Workers - either 18 months provable work experience and/or 6 months consistent daily experience in the category.
NPORS / CSCS Card
In addition to the above, delegates must have an in date relevant CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touchscreen Test. Failure to attend with this qualification may result in you being denied entry to the course and forfeiture of all fees.
A good understanding of spoken and written English is also required.

Traditional NPORS Card – Refresher training is advised every 3 years.

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates applying for NPORS/CSCS Card will be awarded a NPORS Red Trained Operators Card valid for 2 years. During this time delegates will be required to register for a relevant NVQ. Upon successfully completing of the NVQ, delegates will be awarded a Competent Operators Card valid for 5 years. A CPD record / operator logbook will also be issued which will need to be kept up to date.
This course intends to provide delegates with thorough practical and theory training with the aim for delegates to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical assessments. 

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Set up exclusion zone
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for agricultural tractor use
  • Prepare the agricultural tractor for use
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Attach and set trailers, mounted and PTO drives ready for operation
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of implements and attachments
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Duration

Novice delegate – 3 days
Experienced Worker Test – 1 day testing

This course is suitable for any delegate wishing to gain a NPORS certificate in Agricultural Tractors.

Experienced workers, categorised as those with having either 18 months provable work experience and/or 6 months consistent daily experience in the category, will be able to undertake a Experienced Workers Test (EWT). Completion of a EWT will allow experienced workers to take the NPORS Theory and Practical tests required for a NPORS certificate.

Prerequisites

Traditional NPORS card
  • Novice – No pre-requisites
  • Experienced Workers - either 18 months provable work experience and/or 6 months consistent daily experience in the category.
NPORS / CSCS Card
In addition to the above, delegates must have an in date relevant CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touchscreen Test. Failure to attend with this qualification may result in you being denied entry to the course and forfeiture of all fees.
A good understanding of spoken and written English is also required.

Traditional NPORS Card – Refresher training is advised every 3 years.

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates applying for NPORS/CSCS Card will be awarded a NPORS Red Trained Operators Card valid for 2 years. During this time delegates will be required to register for a relevant NVQ. Upon successfully completing of the NVQ, delegates will be awarded a Competent Operators Card valid for 5 years. A CPD record / operator logbook will also be issued which will need to be kept up to date.
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