Student Manual

The required curriculum for this certification program is the student manual  National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (HOSTA) developed by Penn State, The Ohio State and the National Safety Council. Other supplemental resources may be used as determined by the instructors. However, questions for the standardized written exam are based on this student manual and “Lighting and Marking Requirements for Implements of Husbandry.”

The student manual is available at:

UW Learning Store
Cost: $22.00 per book.

2019 Addendum: A few task sheets were updated in 2019 due to changes in federal law. An addendum is available please contact UW Learning Store for N4022 Addendum. 

One additional resources required is “Lighting and Marking Requirements for Implements of Husbandry”