Strimmer/Brushcutter

For anyone using a Strimmer and/or Brushcutter for work or leisure.
The course
1 day for users with some experience. 2 days for those with no experience. Practical assessment with short questions at end of course

Novice & Experienced Operator/Refresher training available

Do you have a group?
Our instructor can come to your site/workplace

Or Individuals?
Come and join us at one of our ‘open courses’

Certificate
Lantra awards certificate of basic training & photo ID card

Refresher training is recommended approximately every three years

What should you bring to the course?
Chainsaw helmet or similar, visor / goggles, gloves, Steel toe-capped work boots. Also Strimmer with Brushcutter head in good working order, fuel, tools & manual, 2 passport photos
(Some equipment is available for hire – please enquire)

What the course includes:
• Introduction & aims
• Pre-use checks & risk assessments
• Familiarisation with the machine and working parts
• Routine maintenance
• Head changing & maintenance
• Daily / weekly checks
• Protective clothing
• Starting & pre-use checks
• Practical demonstrations & safe use
• A Safe working area
• Safe working practices
• Storage & transport.
• Legislative issues.

Other Courses Available:
Strimmer ‘Line only’
NPTC assessments

Please ask for details

All trainees must be over 16 years of age and in good health.
Persons with certain ailments or on certain medication may not be able to take part in the practical sessions

 

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