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Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers NPTC Level 2 Award

Plumpton College
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Professional Training
1 hour
150 GBP
Lewes
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Lewes
150 GBP
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Course description

Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers NPTC Level 2 Award:

The course will teach students how to carry out pre-start checks and maintenance. Selection of cutting heads and operation techniques for brushcutter and trimmers. This course is aimed at those working in forestry, aboriculture, countryside and ground maintenance sectors.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Risk assessments
  • Health and safety
  • Pre-checks
  • PPE selection
  • Maintenance
  • Pre-cut tests
  • Operating techniques
  • Storage

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

  • Please bring with you:
  • a notepad, pen,
  • flask and a packed lunch.
  • Steel Toe Capped Boots,
  • Tough non-snag work clothing i.e. overalls,
  • Ear defenders (as part of a Forestry helmet is acceptable),
  • Gloves with protection to the back of the hand i.e. rigger type,
  • Polycarbonate visor or safety glasses / goggles behind a mesh.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Handheld Hedgecutters

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Non-accredited external qualification

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Plumpton College - Apprenticeship Training

Plumpton College is a specialist land-based College offering outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities at our main 800-hectare site plus our other superb Out Centres. You'll be able to develop your skills and knowledge at our inspirational sites. Offering a variety...


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Plumpton College

Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex
BN7 3AE


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