Tractor Driving Training

Lantra Approved

Our Tractor Driving Courses

Specialist Tractor and Attachment Training

The ever-increasing range of types and attachments now available for tractors makes them very flexible and effective tools in land-based industries.

Contour Training offer tractor driving courses accredited by Lantra Awards and NPORS. We can deliver courses at our site just outside Glasgow or send one of our experienced instructors to you anywhere in the UK. There are a wide range of tractor driving courses available, please contact us with your requirements and we will be happy to advise.

Industry Experience

Our industry experience includes working with both public and private sector, construction and utility sectors, government organisations, local authorities, MOD and conservation groups. We have some of the most experienced Lantra Awards and NPORS trainers in the UK, many of whom are also highly experienced with all types of all-terrain vehicles.

Awarding Bodies

We offer tractor training courses accredited by NPORS and Lantra Awards.

Lantra Awards also offer several non-assessed courses for workers in the agricultural industries, contact us for further information

Tractor Driving Course Content

Duration: 1 – 5 days dependent on experience and use.

Maximum delegates: 3 novices, 4 experienced.

Awarding bodies: Lantra Awards, NPORS

A tractor training course will guide you through how to use the tractor safely and with confidence.

  • By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
  • Perform a risk assessment
  • Mount and dismount safely
  • Understand the purpose and meaning of the instrumentation
  • Understand the function of all controls
  • Understand the hazards associated with using controls
  • Understand the reasons for daily checks
  • Start and stop the engine in a safe manner
  • Be competent in driving a tractor in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave the tractor in a safe state
  • Competently perform checking of the lubrication, cooling and air intake of the engine,
    perform basic lubrication of the tractor and ensure the tractor is in a safe road going state
  • Attach a mounted implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction
  • Attach a trailed implement and manoeuvre in a forward and reverse direction
  • Leave unattached implements in a safe state
  • Correctly attach a PTO shaft between tractor and implement
  • Attach the PTO shaft guards correctly
  • Assess the minimum turning circle of the machine and the angle of the PTO shaft.
  • Carry out basic operations using tractor mounted loader.
Course Details:

Duration: 1 – 5 days dependent on experience and use

Maximum delegates: 3 novices, 4 experienced

Awarding bodies: Lantra Awards, NPORS



Netherton Of Glenboig, Fintry, Glasgow, G63 0YH
Office: 01360 860 088
Ian: 07976 573 914
Laura: 07917 830 633