Awarded certificates of competence are widely recognised by both sector employers and the health & safety executive.
Duration: 1 Day
Cost of Course £150.00 +vat 1 Day
Those wishing to update their skills in using hand held hedge trimmers at work.a training course to teach the safe operation& use of hand held hedge cutters a training course for those in hedge care sectors such as gardeners, ground maintenance staff.
Course members will be guided toward the knowledge to understand implication of legislation to carryout risk assessment relating to hand held hedge trimmers and be able to choose the correct machine type for its suitability for works to be undertaken.
Candidates will identify and wear the correct PPE for operation and also identify key controls and functions of the machines used.
They will prepare the hedge trimmer for operation by carrying out routine maintenance.
Pre use checks & preparation for work.
To operate machinery safely and efficiently.
Gain awareness of working at heights.
Candidates should be able to explain and discuss the differences between hedge types and the cut finishes required and be able to comment on the methods to dispose of arisings.
Store and transport the hand held hedge trimmers.