Tractor Driving and Related Operations

A two or three day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a tractor.  You will also learn how to use a three point linkage to attach machinery, and a hitch to attach a trailer.  There is also the option to learn how to use a front end loader.

The course covers:

  • Health and safety legislation
  • Controls and pre-start checks
  • Operating the tractor
  • Manoeuvring
  • Mounted implements and trailed machines
  • PTOs
  • Tractor mounted front-end loader

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: Two or Three Days

Counterbalanced Forklift Truck

A two day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a counterbalanced forklift truck.  You will learn about safe loading and lifting.

The course covers:

  • Preparing the fork lift truck for driving or manoeuvring
  • Operating, moving or manoeuvring the fork lift truck
  • Selecting, transferring and positioning loads using a fork lift truck
  • Undertaking post operational checks for fork lift trucks
  • Loading the container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a fork lift truck
  • Unloading the container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a fork lift truck

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: Two Days

Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler

A two day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a rough terrain telescopic handler.  You will learn about safe loading and lifting and you will also have the option to learn how to change and use different attachments.

The course covers:

  • Lift Truck Safety and the Law
  • Common Areas of Maintenance and Pre-start Checks
  • Start, Stop and Basic Manoeuvring
  • Operating with Pallets and Loads
  • Bulk and Difficult Loads
  • Rough Terrain Use
  • Alternative attachments.
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: Two Days

Sit Astride ATV

A one day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a quad bike. You will learn about handling on different terrain and you also have the option of trailer use on an ATV.

The course covers:

  • Accident prevention
  • What is an ATV?
  • Daily/safety checks
  • Possible problems
  • Route planning – risk assessment
  • Familiarisation with instruments and controls
  • Starting and stopping the machine
  • Driving the machine – basic manoeuvres
  • Ascend/Descend/Traverse safely
  • Limitations of loaded ATVs
  • Practical exercise

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: One Day

Sit Inside ATV (Gator)

A one day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a quad bike. You will learn about handling on different terrain and you also have the option of trailer use on an ATV.

The course covers:

  • Accident prevention
  • What is an ATV?
  • Daily/safety checks
  • Possible problems
  • Route planning – risk assessment
  • Familiarisation with instruments and controls
  • Starting and stopping the machine
  • Driving the machine – basic manoeuvres
  • Ascend/Descend/Traverse safely
  • Limitations of loaded ATVs
  • Practical exercise

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: One Day

Plant Machinery – 180˚ and 360˚ Excavator

A two day practical training course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a excavator.  You will learn how to dig a trench safely and have awareness of underground hazards.

The course covers:

  • Plant Safety and the Law
  • Machine Knowledge and Preparation for Work
  • Travelling and Manoeuvring the Machine
  • Machine Operation
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: Two Days

Lantra 180˚ Excavator

Lantra 360˚ Excavator

Safe Use of a MEWP

A one day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain and use a mobile elevated work platform.

The course covers:

  • Plant Safety and the Law
  • Machine Knowledge and Preparation for Work
  • Travelling and Manoeuvring the Machine
  • Machine Operation
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: One Day

Abrasive Wheels

A one day integrated training and assessment course to learn the skills to safely maintain, change discs, and use abrasive wheels. You will be trained and assessed in the machines that you use.

The course covers:

  • Abrasive Wheel Safety and the Law
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The Abrasive Wheel
  • Speed
  • Inspection, Handling, Transporation and Storage
  • Machine and Wheel Components
  • Bench Mounted Grinder
  • Hand Held Electric Driven Grinder/Disc Cutter
  • Bench Mounted Cut-off Saw
  • Hand Held Engine Driven Disc Cutter
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

Course duration: One Day

Refresher courses

We run Lantra Awards accredited refresher courses, as well as bespoke refresher courses.

Please contact us via our contact page for further details, or fill in the form below.

Course duration varies dependant on course content.

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