City & Guilds Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture & Animal Care

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Short Course

Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£430

Start Date

Start Date
16 March 2020

Day(s)

Day(s)
Wednesday and Thursday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
16:00

In a nutshell

Widely used in garden and grounds maintenance as well as agriculture and woodland management, brushcutters and trimmers need careful handling and regular maintenance – which is where this course is ideal.

This course is for...

…working in agriculture …a career in landscape gardening or grounds maintenance …those wanting to work outdoors

Course content

This NPTC course is for professional users and teaches the practical skills and underpinning knowledge around legislation, risk assessments, safe operation and machine maintenance for:

  • Brushcutters
  • Clearing saws
  • Trimmers

On completion you’ll be assessed for the Certificate of Competence, a qualification recognised by the Royal Forestry Society in Arboriculture. This will enable you to work for councils or in garden maintenance, or go on to other agriculture courses.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you should be aged 16 or over. You will be required to bring the following:

  • Two passport photographs
  • Steel-toe cap boots
  • Suitable clothing eg overalls, wet weather clothing
  • Lunch - please bring a packed lunch and flask

Additional information

The course is two and a half days – two days’ training and a half-day assessment.

Where can I study City & Guilds Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers Level 2?

UCAW0368AE
Usk Campus
(Short Course)
Start Date: 16 March 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

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