GENESEE COUNTY — A tractor and farm equipment operator class for youngsters between the ages of 14 and 15 is being offered by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County.
The course will qualify youth ages 14 and 15 years of age to be certified to operate farm equipment for hire and is scheduled to run Saturdays, 8am to Noon beginning January 17, 2015 – March 21, 2015. The training program encompasses 32 hours of intensive instruction. Upon the completion of the training, each student will be required to take a 50 question knowledge test with a minimum passing score of 70%. Students who successfully pass the knowledge test will be permitted to take the Skills and Driving tests. After passing both the written test and driving tests, the students will receive their formal certification from U.S. Department of Labor.
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The fee for the course is $25. Note: youth are also required to be current enrolled 4-H members (Genesee County 4-H enrollment fees are: $25 per youth or $50 per family for Genesee County residents; $35 for out of county residents).
To request a registration packet please call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County at 343-3040, ext. 101 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to Register: January 12, 2015.
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