Grounds Maintenance

Brushcutter/Strimmer

Who is the Course For?

Any person employed in agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance who is/ will be required to operate Brushcutters/trimmers.

This course covers:
  • Safety and legal requirements of a brushcutter/trimmer, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards
  • To be able to identify the correct protective clothing needed and the standards required
  • Perform routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook
  • Identify faults and defects on a brushcutter/trimmer and show how the operator can easily remedy them, and which should be referred to a specialist engineer.
  • To be able to identify which cutting head to choose for the relevant operating conditions
  • Learn how to fuel mix correctly and be able to start the brushcutter/trimmer from both a hot and a cold condition in a safe manner
  • Learn how to use the brushcutter/trimmer in a safe manner for the safety of themselves, the public, property and environmental factors
  • Understand how to use the manufacturer’s instruction book and parts list – This is very important and is stressed at all times to make sure maintenance and adjustments are carried out to manufacturers’ recommendations.

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Pedestrian Mowers

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practices
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of different types of pedestrian mowers
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identify the controls and components
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator’s manual
  • Carry out pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
  • Perform after-use maintenance
  • Load and transport the machine (if appropriate).

The aim of the Safe Operation of Pedestrian Mowers course is to provide you either as a new or experienced user with an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment in order to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring. The course covers the different types of cutting mechanisms used, and you can be certificated for each type you are assessed using.

To book your place on this course please fill in booking form

Ride on Mowers

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify the risks associated with the use of different types of ride-on mowers
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identify the controls and components
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator’s manual
  • Carry out pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
  • Perform after-use maintenance
  • Load and transport the machine (if appropriate).

The aim of the Safe Operation of Ride-On Mowers course is to provide you either as a new or experienced user with an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment in order to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring.

To book your place on this course please fill in booking form


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