Blowers, Hedge Trimmers & Brushcutters

Leaf Blowers

This one-day leaf blower course is suitable for you if you have a combi tool, a back pack blower or a dedicated machine.

The leaf blower is the go-to machine for many working in horticulture, arboriculture, and forestry. Our course will teach you the skills to operate a leaf blower safely and efficiently. You’ll also learn about maintenance specific to a blower, to help keep the machine in tip-top condition. 

The finer details

This is an integrated training and assessment course. You’ll learn to use the leaf blower safely and with confidence. Understanding all the relevant regulation and safety requirements is key. You’ll be taught the need for the correct protective clothing and how best to maintain a safe working environment. A certificate of competence will be awarded once you complete the course.

Course sessions:

  • Prepare for blower operations
  • Additional maintenance of a leaf blower
  • Operating the blower
  • Clearing the site and machine checks.

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Hand Held Hedge Trimmer

Become a certified operator with our hand held hedge trimmer course. Our course is suitable for you if you have a combi tool, a dedicated machine or a long-reach hedge trimmer.

Overview in brief

Hand held hedge trimmers are effective and flexible pieces of equipment.

Their mobility makes them versatile but also increases the potential for accidents.

Our one-day course will teach you to use the machine safely and correctly, as well as maintenance specific to the hedge trimmer.

It’s ideal if you’re looking to update your skills or keep on top of the latest work-based health and safety regulations. It’s worth noting that our course doesn’t cover working at height.The finer details

Our experienced instructors will teach you to use the hedge trimmer safely and with confidence.

You’ll be guided through all the health and safety requirements and understand the machine and its capabilities.

You’ll then tackle practical, hands-on sessions.

It’s an integrated training and assessment course, so you’ll receive a certificate of competence once it’s completed.

Course sessions:

  • Prepare for hedge trimmer operations
  • Additional maintenance of a hedge trimmer
  • Operating the hedge trimmer
  • Clearing the site and machine checks.

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Brushcutters/Trimmers

Be a cut above with our two-day trimmer course for novice users.

Overview in brief

Brushcutters and trimmers are popular tools across the agriculture, horticulture, landscaping, and grounds maintenance industries.

They save time and work efficiently in tricky terrains and situations.

But they also have the potential to be one of the most dangerous machines in common use.

Our course will help novice users recognise and reduce those dangers.

You’ll also learn how to optimise performance and carry out routine maintenance.The finer details

This is an integrated training and assessment course.

You’ll learn to use the trimmer safely and with confidence.

Understanding all the relevant regulation and safety requirements is key. You’ll be taught the need for the correct protective clothing and how best to maintain a safe working environment.

A certificate of competence will be awarded once you complete the course.

Course sessions:

  • Prepare for Trimmer and Brushcutter operations
  • Maintaining the Trimmer/Brushcutter
  • Engine maintenance
  • Operating the Trimmer/Brushcutter

Some of you might need longer than the stated guide times to fully understand the information and training provided.

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