Lawn Mower Course
Ride On and Pedestrian Lawn Mower courses from H&W Training are suitable for people wishing to work or currently working in the horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance industries, or those using mowers for business, domestic or leisure activities.
This course will educate you on:
- Using the manufacturers handbook
- Identifying the risks associated with this type of machine
- Selecting appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Carrying out daily checks as indicated in the operators manual
- Carrying out pre start checks
- Identifying and report any faults
- Adjusting the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
- Operating the machine in a safe and competent manner
- Performing after use maintenance
- Understanding requirements for travelling on the public road
- Loading and transporting the machine
A number of specific course options are available for ride on lawn mowers, so course duration depends on which course is taken.
- Ride on Mowers – Cylinder – 1 day / max 4 people
Ride on Mowers – Rotary and Flail – 1 day / max 4 people
Pedestrian Mowers – Cylinder – 1 day / max 4 people
Pedestrian Mowers – Rotary and Flail – 1 day / max 4 people
Ride on and Pedestrian Operated Mowers – 2 days / max 4 people
Ride On Mowers – Rotary and Cylinder – 1 day / max 4 people
Pedestrian Mowers – Rotary and Cylinder – 1 day / max 4 people
Please contact us for details.
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