Maintenance and Operation:

The course is designed to enable trainees to understand and comply with safety and legal requirements in the use of brushcutters/strimmers, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards.

Course Objectives

The use of the manufacturer's instruction book is stressed at all times to ensure maintenance and adjustments are carried out to manufacturer's recommendations.

Course Duration: One or two days depending upon operator's experience

Maximum number of trainees: Six

Course Content:

Equipment required by trainees who undertake the Brushcutter/Strimmer course:

For the maintenance session:

For the operating session:

NB. The wearing of adequate personal protective equipment is insisted upon by the Health and Safety Executive and must be worn on this course.

Assessments: Although the aforementioned course is of LANTRA Integrated Training & Assessment, if so desired, trainees may opt for National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) assessment instead


Training                  £100.00 per day + VAT per person

Lantra Assessment £30.00 + VAT

NPTC Assessment - price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

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