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Tractor Driving and Operation (Lantra Awards)

CPD and short courses (short course)


2 days


Learn more about the safe use and maintenance of tractors. Our two-day training and assessment course at Writtle College is accredited by Lantra Awards.

Who should attend?

This training course is aimed at operators working in a commercial environment. You should have six months' experience of driving a tractor.


Monday 20 May - Tuesday 21 May, 9am-4pm

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
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Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking


Bookings of up to four people


Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

To join this course you should ideally have six months' experience of driving a tractor.

As we're governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations, you will not be allowed to start the course without wearing steel toe-capped boots or shoes, gloves and suitable protective clothing which provides full cover for arms and legs. We strongly recommend also wearing a high-visibility vest.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

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