City & Guilds Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers Level 2
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.
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:
- Clearing saws
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.
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
The course is two and a half days – two days’ training and a half-day assessment.
Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.
An invoice will be sent from firstname.lastname@example.org within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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