Safe Use Of Brushcutters And Trimmers City & Guilds Award

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 16 March 2023
Bicton College - 11 May 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 day training + 1 day assessment
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Safe Use Of Brushcutters And Trimmers City & Guilds Award

The qualification is aimed at anyone of 16 years or over, who use brush-cutters or trimmers as part of their work either in horticulture, arboriculture or forestry.

Brushcutters (fixed blade) and strimmers (nylon cord) are extremely useful tools for grounds maintenance. Due to the nature of the high speed rotating heads they can be dangerous both to the operator and people nearby. Completion of this three day course will give you the ability to carry out the correct and safe operation of these machines.

Gain a City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the safe use of brushcutters/trimmers. The assessment takes the form of a practical test with one to one verbal questioning.

Completing this course will enable the learner to safely use a brushcutter/trimmer. Also covers pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to cut or trim to the capacity of the machine.

Learners will need to bring a packed lunch and provide their own PPE – consisting of; steel toe-capped boots, helmet/visor/ear defenders, face/eye protection. Please also wear snag-proof clothing. If you would like to bring your own brushcutter, please do, however machines must be of an appropriate standard for training. For more information about this, please contact us.

LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 16 March 2023
Bicton College - 11 May 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 day training + 1 day assessment
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

This covers the use of of brush-cutters or trimmers, covering pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to cut or trim to the capacity of the machine.

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


This covers the use of of brush-cutters or trimmers, covering pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to cut or trim to the capacity of the machine.

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Leisure and Professional
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 16 March 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £320.00
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Leisure and Professional
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 11 May 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £320.00
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 13819-BIC-22, 13820-BIC-22

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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