Ride on and pedestrian operated mowers - LANTRA Integrated Training and Assessment

Duration :

1 day (up to 2 for novices)

Maximum trainees per course :


Price :

Training + VAT - 1-day course £110.00  2-day course £210.00 per person.

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses.

Lantra Assessment + VAT -  £30.

Course objectives:

  • How to avoid accidents and carry out an on-site risk assessment
  • About the relevant legal requirements and how to meet them
  • How to adjust the cutting mechanisms to give the required standard of cut
  • The importance of daily checks and routine maintenance
  • To identify faults and record or report
  • To operate the mower safely and efficiently

Each course for each type of mower, ie. Ride on or pedestrian cylinder, rotary or flail, covers the following points:

  • Identify the risks associated with this type of machine
  • Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator's manual
  • Carry out pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
  • Perform after-use maintenance
  • Understand requirements for traveling on the public road
  • Be able to load and transport the machine (if appropriate)

Personal Protective Equipment for Tractor Driving Courses:

  • Close fitting overalls
  • Steel toe capped shoes/boots
  • Light industrial gloves