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Agricultural Machinery Drivers

Job holders in this unit group operate and drive tractors, combine harvesters or other farm vehicles to clear and cultivate land and to sow and harvest plants and crops.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 20,014
£ 29,379
£ 48,082

Available jobs

In the past year there were 11,730 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Services and maintains equipment and carries out any minor repairs.

  • Drives and operates machinery to plough, fertilise, plant, cultivate or harvest crops.

  • Adjusts depth, speed and height of attached implement according to requirements.

  • Attaches plough, cultivator, distributor, mower, baler or other implement to tractor.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Machinery

  • Mowing

  • Agricultural Tractors

  • Warehousing

  • Plowing

  • Construction

  • Marketing

  • Fertilizers

  • Farming

  • Forklift Truck

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Operations

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Customer Service

  • Self-Motivation

  • Enthusiasm

  • Sales

  • Willingness To Learn

  • Planning

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.