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Safe Use of Brushcutter and Trimmers – Dates

Safe Use of Brushcutter and Trimmers

The time has come for you to get your brushcutter and trimmers qualification, you could be:

  • new to the use of brushcutters and trimmers
  • used them in the past
  • have the opportunity for a new contract or tender
  • need evidence of a certificate to show brushcutter safety and competence
  • an awesome volunteer who wants to help out more on your site

There are many reasons why you have found your way here and we understand you may have lots of questions. Or you know exactly what you are looking for. No matter where you are coming from the place to start with using brushcutters and trimmers is here. The great thing about our course is that you get both the brushcutter and the trimmers qualification at the same time. We register and assess you for both so in effect you get two for the price of one – amazing, right!

Not only is this a great starting place for those who have not used or had the experience of using brushcutters, trimmers or strimmers. As folk tend to forget that we all have to start somewhere. It is perfect for those experienced users too. As in everything, there is always the potential to learn something new if you are open to the experience.

For those who have been working within the land based sector such as a:

  • conservation worker
  • volunteer for a local group
  • budding arborist
  • forester
  • farmer
  • gamekeeper
  • landscaper
  • utility worker e.g. rail, highways

Our one-day brushcutter and trimmers course allow you plenty of time to learn to maintain and carry out the cutting. Along with the opportunity to try out different cutting heads. 

You will be learning about:
  • brushcutter and trimmers maintenance
  • how to sharpen blades and re-thread cord heads
  • the risks involved in using brushcutters and trimmers, and brushcutter safety
  • carry out pre-use checks
  • difference between sything and swatting techniques 
  • the difference between PPE use dependant on cutting head
  • importance of biosecurity
  • industry best practice 
  • what you need to do in an emergency
  • how health and safety legislation will affect you 

Also, a huge bonus for you is that you can borrow a range of our brushcutters at no extra cost, they are FREE to hire – how amazing is that!

For more details check out the Brushcutter and Trimmer course page.

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21 May 2024




North Yorkshire
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