13-15 yrs Tractor Driving*

Overview By law any child between the ages of 13 to 15 years of age who wants to drive a tractor engaged in agricultural activities, on private land in Northern Ireland must successfully complete this Lantra certified course or similar course.

Who is the Course for? This course is focused on the Safe Operation of a tractor by 13 – 15 year olds. Therefore previous experience of driving a tractor is required and deemed advantageous.

Course Content

  • Personal safety
  • Observation, all round checks
  • General safety, pre-start checks and instrument control
  • Hitching and unhitching implements
  • Manoeuvring with trailed and mounted implements
  • Load safety, security and legislation