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Back 2 Basics Courses

Try our Back 2 Basic courses

Ideal for people who are new to the rural sector or for those who would like to refresh and sharpen their skills and bring their knowledge back up to industry standards. 

Available in both one or two day courses - enhance your learning opportunities now!

B2B Tractor

Course description

Learn basic tractor safety and machine operation in this 1-day tractor course.  Ideal for people who are new to the rural sector and have little or no tractor driving experience, or for those who want to refresh their skills and bring their knowledge back up to date with industry standards.  Add a day of training for enhanced learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Health and safety in the workplace.
  • Legal requirements and hazards associated with tractor use
  • Daily pre-start checks
  • Identify and operate the controls safely
  • Safe operating practices
  • Attach and detach a PTO driven 3-point linkage mounted implement
  • Front end loader safety
  • Tractor hill country safety
  • Tractor and machinery maintenance
Micro Credential

B2B Chainsaw

Course description

Learn basic chainsaw handling skills, safely and correctly and in a safe environment.  This is a 1-day course suitable for people who have little to no knowledge of chainsaws, or who would like to sharpen their skills by refreshing their knowledge back to basics.  Why not make it a 2 day course to really hone your skills!

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the rules for chainsaw use
  • Describe rules relating to the transport and use of chainsaw fuel
  • Describe PPE and first aid requirements for chainsaw operators
  • Disassemble and reassemble a chainsaw, identify its components, and explain their functions
  • Describe the factors that influence the operation of a chainsaw
  • Prepare to operate a chainsaw
  • Start and test a chainsaw
  • Use a chainsaw to make cuts
Micro Credential

B2B Light Utility Vehicle (LUV)

Course description

Learn to operate a light utility vehicle safely and correctly, in a safe environment.  This 1-day course is an opportunity to learn about safe handling and safe operating practices of an LUV and is suitable for people who have minimal to no LUV driving experience, or to unlearn bad habits and refresh their knowledge and skills.  Got a lot of bad habits or a real newbie?  Consider adding a day for a more intensive learning experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the safe operation of a LUV
  • Describe LUV driving contingency procedures
  • Describe the safe operation of a LUV with trailed equipment and a mounted load
  • Prepare to, and drive a LUV on flat terrain
  • Operate a LUV with trailed equipment
  • Operate a LUV with mounted equipment or load
  • Operate a LUV on rolling terrain

B2B Quad Bike

Course description

The 1-day B2B Quad Bike course is suitable for people who are new to the rural sector and have little to no quad bike riding experience.  It offers people the opportunity to learn about correct quad bike riding, in a safe learning environment.  Need to brush up on industry standards?  One day is good - two days is awesome!  

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the safe operation of a quad bike
  • Describe quad bike riding contingency procedures
  • Describe the safe operation of a quad bike with trailed equipment and a mounted load
  • Prepare to, and ride a quad bike on flat terrain
  • Operate a quad bike with trailed equipment
  • Operate a quad bike with mounted equipment or load
  • Operate a quad bike on rolling terrain
Micro Credential

B2B Motorbike

Course description

The 1-day B2B Motorbike course is suitable for people who are new to the rural sector and have little to no motorbike riding experience.  It offers people the opportunity to learn about correct motor bike safety on the farm, in a supportive learning environment.  Refresh your riding techniques now.  Choose between one or two day courses.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the safe operation of a motorcycle
  • Describe motorcycle riding contingency procedures
  • Describe the safe operation of a motorcycle with a mounted load
  • Prepare to, and ride a motorcycle on flat terrain
  • Operate a motorcycle with mounted equipment or load
  • Operate a motorcycle on rolling terrain
Micro Credential