Brushcutter and Strimmer Training (Unit 201)

£250 per person
£300 including VAT


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Course Details What's Involved Pricing and Funding Qualifications

Bruschcutter and Strimmer Training

Brushcutter and Strimmer training courses from HW Training are suitable for people wishing to work or currently working in the agricultural, horticultural, arboricultural, landscaping and grounds maintenance industries, or those using strimmers or brushcutters for domestic and leisure activities.

Course Duration:

This training course is run over 2 days and is available for a maximum of up to 5 people per course. NPTC assessment takes place on second day.

HW ground care and horticulture courses are available throughout the UK & Ireland and can be arranged for any location to suit you.

Course Content

  • Maintenance (engine, drive system and gearhead)
  • Selecting the appropriate cutting head
  • Re-assembly
  • Maintaining and fitting the cutting head
  • Correct personal protective clothing
  • Adjusting the machine and harness
  • Inspecting the site and identifying hazards
  • Environmental considerations
  • Fuelling
  • Starting the machine
  • Cutting a test area
  • After-care and safe transportation

£250.00 + Vat

FUNDING OPTIONS :

  • Modern Apprenticeships (MA) – working for you from day one apprentices gain the skills you need to increase productivity. SDS will make a contribution to training costs and a learning provider can organise the training for you if required.
  • Employer Recruitment Incentive (ERI) – employers get an incentive of up to £2,000 –depending on criteria – to take on a Modern Apprentice who has had a barrier to employment in the past or is unemployed.
  • Flexible Training Opportunities (FTO) – businesses with existing staff of up to 150 employees can get up to 50% of training costs reimbursed up to a maximum of £5000 for 10 training episodes. FTOs aim to help smaller firms weather the recession.
  • Low Carbon Skills Fund – Businesses who train their staff in carbon reduction and energy efficiency, can access up to £500 each towards a maximum of 25 training experiences
NPTC Assessment
Upon successful completion of this course, NPTC assessment is available for all candidates if required.