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Full Time Brushcutting / Strimming Certificate of Competence

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Brushcutting / Strimming - Certificate of Competence Code: OANP9S04S Level: 1, Type: Full Time Aim of course One day's training with optional half day assessment course for up to six people. This course is suitable for anyone employed in Horticulture, Agriculture, Landscape and Grounds maintenance who are required to operate brushcutters, clearing saws or trimmers to NPTC Standards. What will the course involve? In this course you will learn:the best practice in operating brushcutters;how to prepare the machine, protect yourself and operate your brushcutter safely;how to keep your brushcutter in good condition Course Content Maintenance (engine, drive system and gear head)Selecting the appropriate cutting headCorrect personal protective clothingAdjusting the machine and harnessInspecting the site and identifying hazardsEnvironmental considerationsFuellingStarting the machineCutting a test areaPlus one or more of the following Unit 2 - Brush Cutter assessment Unit 3 - Clearing Saw assessment Unit 4 - Strimmer assessment Fees ?210.00 per person (including NPTC registration and assessment costs), Registration and Unit 1 Asses Key Facts Code: OANP9S04S Level: 1 Duration: 1 day Type: Full Time Awarding Body: NPTC Start Date:

Brushcutting / Strimming - Certificate of Competence Code: OANP9S04S Level: 1, Type: Full Time Aim of course One day's training with optional half day assessment course for up to six people. This course is suitable for anyone employed in Horticulture, Agriculture, Landscape and Grounds maintenance who are required to operate brushcutters, clearing saws or trimmers to NPTC Standards. What will the...

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