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Safe Use Of Brushcutters And Trimmers

Price On Enquiry


Lantra or City & Guilds NPTC


1-Day or 2-Days

Course Code

Lantra X
City & Guilds NPTC: 001421 or 001426


Integrated Assessment - Practical test with one to one verbal questioning

This course enables you to use the Trimmer safely and with confidence and to understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Covering pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to cut or trim to the capacity of the machine.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

• Produce a site-specific Risk Assessment for trimmer and brushcutter operations

• Identify the necessary personal protective equipment required

• Identify the health and safety features required on a trimmer and brushcutter

• Detect defects on the equipment and decide which the operator can remedy and which require a service engineer's attention

• Carry out correctly all routine maintenance in accordance with the machine manufacturer's instruction book

• Prepare the equipment for use with the correct fuel/oil mix

Available For:

On-site to groups, email for a quote stating how many people you anticipate will attend.

Suitable For:

Anyone employed in the agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance industry that currently operates, or will be required to operate a brushcutter/trimmer.

New dates currently being planned – Use the link below to register your interest.


Tel: 01902 440251
Enquiry Form