Following swiftly on to our last S in our series of short blogs looking at the A to Z of courses we do – Strimmer and Brushcutter.

We provide a wide selection of Agricultural and Horticulture courses, all our courses are delivered using a mixture of both classroom based tutorial and practical machine operating, testing and a final course assessment. We also cover in our presentation the hazards associated with various plants and toxic woods, which the candidates may come into contact with during their work with a Strimmer or Brushcutter.


Course ratios – Strimmer or Brushcutter

The course durations, training and testing ratios are

Novices : 2 days for 4 Delegates

Refresher & Test : 1 day, up to 4 delegates

Experienced Worker Tests (EWT) : 1 day for up to 6 delegates.  Alternatively for EWT’s we can mix the training with our other horticulture courses such as Mower or Shredder course meaning 2 candidates can be tested on all these categories in the same day by completing three tests each.

Here is a link to our web page containing all the information you need to know about the training we can offer.



Upon successful completion of the course the candidates will received a Kentra Training ID card (credit card size) detailing the course completed.

In addition, we have the option to register the training with our Awarding Body NPORS.   If your candidates are working offsite or on other peoples premises a recognised Awarding Body membership maybe advantageous. Prior to training we would apply to NPORS to register the course and upon successful completion of the course we would apply for the candidates 5 year membership with the NPORS scheme.

NPORS Course Name : N605 Strimmer Brushcutter

Training locations

At Kentra we have always provided on-site training, coming to you and delivering the training in your own space using the equipment you are used to using.

We will require 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.

All equipment to be in good working order.

How we can help

Speaking of help, at Kentra we like to assist our clients with helping to arrange your training needs.  We have customers from all walks of life, self employed lone workers to multi national blue chip companies and its a pleasure to talk to you all.   If you would like more information about the courses we offer, click HERE for a link to our brochure or please  get in touch and let us help you though.

The Kentra Training Team

01606 832 556.


Established Feb 1997 – Proud to be celebrating 25 years delivering quality training.

More details on Horticulture courses

Our Awarding Body NPORS

More details on the NPORS Strimmer Brushcutter Training and Testing you can also check out our other blogs:

Official N605 NPORS Strimmer Brushcutter Training

N605 Strimmer Brushcutter Course Details