Grass cutters and Mower training course

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Kentra can provide a Grass Cutter & Mower training course, for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.

Ratio

Novice: 4 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1-2 Days

Refresher and Test: 4 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 Day

Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Aim

Pedestrian & Ride-On Mower 

On completion of the course those attending should be able to operate mower(s) in a safe and efficient manner

Gang Mowers

On completion of the course those attending should be able to operate the gang mowers in a safe and efficient manner

Course Contents
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Pre shift checks
Ride On machines – maneuvered machine safely
Safely mow/cut an area
Cutting near highway if applicable
End of shift checks

Variations of mower
Pedestrian controlled
Ride-on machine
Cylinder mower
Rotary mower

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session, using the mower to cut vegetation.

Delegates will be expected to provide their own PPE.

Certification & Validation
This course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card

NPORS registration and plastic ID card N604 Grass Cutter and Mower training course

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We can deliver many types of Horticultural courses, if you would like to discuss the different courses please Contact us.

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