COMPACT UTILITY TRACTOR

GeneveaEQUIPMENT TRAINING, SAFETY TRAINING

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INSTRUCTION

COMPACT UTILITY TRACTOR TRAINING

The following topics are covered in the Compact Utility Tractor course:

  • Applicable OH&S Legislation
  • Common/Unit Specific Parts
  • Safety Devices
  • Attachments
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Loader Principles
    • Stability
    • Center of gravity
    • Specific hazards
    • Weight distribution
    • Lifting capacities
  • Basic Operation
    • Turning, pivot point/tail and load swing
    • Scraping/cleaning/pushing
    • Leveling
    • Filling and dumping bucket
    • Excavation and backfilling
    • Dumping into a truck
    • Operation on slopes or grades
    • Travel with a loaded bucket
    • Power Take Off use
    • 3 point hitch use
    • Tip over
    • Operator and pedestrian awareness

Compact Utility Tractor training is 16 hours in duration and begins with a classroom theory component that is followed by a written exam.  The remainder of the session includes practical training which gives the students an opportunity to practice newly acquired skills prior to completing a practical evaluation.