Brushcutters/ Trimmers Course

Who is this course for?

  • Both novice and experienced operators
  • Those required to operate a brushcutter/trimmer
  • Those who would like their skills to be verified with certification

What are the course objectives?

  • 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 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 at parts list

How long is the course?

Two days – novice operator
One day – experienced operator

What qualification does it give?

Lantra Awards Certificate

How much does is cost?

£110 plus VAT plus £30 Lantra Registration and Assessment plus VAT