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

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture and Animal Care

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£285

Start Date

Start Date
15 March 2022

Day(s)

Day(s)
Tuesday and Wednesday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
17:00

Duration

Duration
2 days

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
  • 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.

UCAW0368AE
Usk Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 15 March 2022

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All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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