Tractor Operator Skills and Competency Checklist

The Examiner will set up a basic course using traffic cones or straw (or hay) bales. The course should include practical demonstration of forward, reverse, and steering techniques.

Instructions: Students must explain each activity as performed unless otherwise noted. Examiners should review and correct student errors where indicated after each section.

Suggested time: Maximum of 15 minutes for Items 1-28 and maximum of 15 more minutes for Items 29-49.

PRE-OPERATIONAL CHECKS: Student identifies and explains what they are inspecting during walk-around inspection

Author/Organization: Canadian Agricultural Safety Association
Date: May 2020