Crops Training Courses

Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in Agriculture and Horticulture
both the course and test available by arrangement.

Cultivations

  • Ploughing with a Conventional Plough (Novice)
  • Ploughing with a Conventional Plough (Experienced)
  • Ploughing with a Reversible Plough (Novice)
  • Ploughing with a Reversible Plough (Experienced)

These courses have been dropped by Lantra. However, we believe that they have a high value and will continue make them available when required. Sadly,  they will not carry Lantra accreditation.

Tractors

  • Farm Vehicles on the Road
  • Tractor Maintenance
  • *Tractor Hydraulics
  • Tractor Driving: Front End Loader
  • Arm Mounted Flail Cutter
  • Tractor Driving and Arm Mounted Flail Cutter
  • Tractor Handling for Young People (13 to 16 years)
  • Tractor Handling for Young People (16 + years)
  • Tractor Driving – up to 5 days training depending upon candidates’ needs
  • Combi Tractor Mower – up to 5 days training depending upon candidates’ needs
  • Tractor Driving on Slopes – full Range of Equipment
  • Tractor Driving on Slopes – Limited Range of Equipment
  • Basic Trailer Handling
  • On Road Trailer Handling
  • Off  Road Trailer Handling
  • Basic and Off-Road Trailer Handling

ATV

  • Sit-in ATVs – Skid Steer Tracked or Wheeled
  • Sit- Astride ATVs including Loads and Trailed Equipment
  • Sit-in ATVs – Conventional Steered)

Groundcare

  • *Hand Held Hedge Trimmers
  • *Ride on Mowers – Cylinder
  • *Ride on Mowers – Rotary & Flail
  • *Pedestrian Mowers – Cylinder
  • *Pedestrian Mowers – Rotary & Flail
  • *Ride on and Pedestrian Operated Mowers – All Categories
  • *Ride On Mowers – Rotary and Cylinder
  • *Ride On Mowers – Rotary and Cylinder – Refresher
  • *Pedestrian Mowers – Rotary and Cylinder
  • *Pedestrian Mowers – Rotary and Cylinder – Refresher
  • Small Engine Maintenance
  • Mower Maintenance And Operation

* These courses include Assessment for Lantra Certificates of Competence

Workshop

  • Abrasive Wheels – Bench Mounted
  • Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held Electrical/Engine Driven
  • Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held Engine Driven
  • Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held Electrical
  • Abrasive Wheels – Bench Mounted, Hand Held Electrical/Engine Driven
  • Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held Electrical/Bench Mounted
  • Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held Engine Driven/Bench Mounted
  • Basic Arc Welding

Health & Safety

  • Site Safety Awareness
  • Health & Safety and Practical Risk Assessment – Construction
  • Working Safely in Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Working at Heights Awareness and Risk Assessment

Manual Handling

  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Safe Lifting Techniques with Problem Solving
  • Practical Manual Handling for Managers and Supervisors

Health & Safety Fencing

  • Health Safety and Environmental Awareness
  • Health Safety and Environmental Awareness (Fencing) for Supervisors and Managers
  • Boundary Fence Basic

Arable

  • Combine Maintenance
  • Combine Operation
  • Combine: Avoiding Losses
  • Planning the Conversion to Organic Production

* These courses have been dropped by Lantra.  However, – we believe that they have a high value and will continue to make them available where possible. Sadly, they will not carry Lantra accreditation.

  • Conventional Baler : Machine Preparation and Maintenance
  • Conventional Baler: Field Operation
  • High Density Baler – Machine Operation and Maintenance
  • High Density Baler: Field Operation
  • Round Baler: Machine Preparation and Maintenance
  • Round Baler: Field Operation

* These courses have also been dropped by Lantra.  However, we believe that they have a high value and will    continue to make them available where possible.  Sadly, they will not carry Lantra accreditation.

  • Industrial Masted Trucks – (Pallets only)*
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training
  • Rough Terrain Masted Lift Trucks + (Both Pallet & Bulk)*
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment and Corrective Training
  • Rough Terrain Masted Lift Trucks + (Both Pallet & Bulk)*
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment and Corrective Training
  • Fork Lift Side Loader
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training
  • Reach Trucks
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training
  • Forward Tipping Dumpers
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training
  • Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training
  • Dump Truck – Rigid Chassis
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training
  • Dump Truck – Rigid Chassis – Tracked
    • Courses for Novices
    • Courses for Experienced Operators
    • Assessment & Corrective Training

Both Lantra and ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register) training and assessment are available for the above courses and all Fork Lift Truck machines.

Both Lantra and ITSSAR Training and assessment is available on large machinery:

  • Ride on Rollers;
  • Lorry Loaders
  • Sea Crane
  • Pier Crane
  • Slinger / Signaller
  • Excavators
  • Shovels
  • Loaders

Please see our ‘Vehicle Training Courses’ page for an extensive list

Related Courses

Contact us for details of Conversion Courses and Risk Assessment training.

Full details of our pesticide and pest control training courses are available in their own section.

Special Note

With our vast bank of knowledgeable, hands on, instructors we can usually arrange any other training on request.