Ride On and Pedestrian Lawn Mowers Courses

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Course Details What's Involved Qualifications
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.
Course Duration

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

 

Course Content

  • Use of manufacturers handbook
  • Identify the risks associated with this type of machine
  • Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operators 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 travelling on the public road
  • Be able to load and transport the machine

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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

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