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If you are not sure whether you can drive heavy equipment or not; you can get started by learning to drive tractors. Heavy equipment and tractors have a lot in common and tractors provide a great way to boost the specific skills that you will need as a heavy equipment operator. These days, an increasing array of hydraulic attachments can be used to greatly improve the functionality of tractors, allowing them to perform some of the tasks that were previously the domain of purpose built equipment.
Tractors come in all shapes and sizes; in open and closed configurations. If you drive a lot of tractors, you are likely to notice that the handling and maneuverability can vary somewhat, but the controls are quite standard. More importantly for heavy equipment operators, they have quite a bit in common with larger heavy equipment. For this reason, training for tractors is often a first step on the path to a heavy equipment career.
If you are interested in getting your certification for tractors, why not pay us a visit at Associated Training Services. If you check out our website, you will find the locations of all of our different training centers. Whether you are interested in learning to drive tractors or other types of heavy equipment, are professional instructors are ready to teach you the skills that you need.