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Strimmer / Brushcutter

Short description about the course aimed to convert.

  • 3 Year Expiry
  • On Site
  • 1 - 2 Days
  • 4 Maximum

Course Aim

Any person employed in agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance who is or will be required to operate brushcutters/trimmers. Inexperienced members may require longer than the stated guide times to fully utilise the information supplied.

Course Contents

State and comply with safety and legal requirements of a brushcutter/trimmer, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards State and identify the correct protective clothing to wear and the standards required Perform routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook

Certification

Delegates are required to demonstrate their competence by passing three seperate tests. The tests consist of a pre use check, associated knowledge test and a practical test of operating skills. Successful delegates will be awarded their Certificate of Basic Training which is valid for a period of 3 years.

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FAQ

  • State and comply with safety and legal requirements of a brushcutter/trimmer, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards
  • State and identify the correct protective clothing to wear and the standards required
  • Perform routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook
  • Identify faults and defects on a brushcutter/trimmer and decide which the operator can easily remedy, and which should be referred to a specialist engineer
  • Identify which cutting head to select for the relevant operating conditions
  • Carry out fuel mixing correctly and be able to start the brushcutter/trimmer from both a hot and a cold condition in a safe manner
  • Operate the brushcutter/trimmer in a safe manner having regard for the safety of themselves, the public, property and environmental factors
  • Plan systematic working operations
  • Use the manufacturer’s instruction book and parts list

Associated Knowledge Test (5 open and 20 multiple choice questions), Pre Use Test and Practical Test of Basic Operating Skills 

Max number of trainees: 4

A Certificate of Training and ID card will be awarded to successful delegates, the course is accredited by NPORS.

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