Brush Cutter & Strimmer Operation
Upon completing the Lantra Awards Brushcutters/ Trimmers Maintenance and Operations training course you will be able to: - State and comply with safety and legal requirements of a brushcutter/trimmer, with an emphasis on safe - practices, warning signs and guards. - State and identify the correct protective clothing to wear and the standards required. - Perform routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook. - Identify faults and defects on a brushcutter/trimmer and decide which the operator can easily remedy, and which should be referred to a specialist engineer. - Identify which cutting head to select for the relevant operating conditions. - Carry out fuel mixing correctly and be able to start the brushcutter/trimmer from both a hot and a cold condition in a safe manner. - Operate the brushcutter/trimmer in a safe manner having regard for the safety of themselves, the public, property and environmental factors. - Plan systematic working operations. - Use the manufacturer’s instruction book and parts list.
- Safety and risk assessment
- HSE legislation
- Protective clothing
- Components and maintenance
- Practical maintenance
- Fuelling and starting
- Testing the safety features
- Checking balance of the brushcutter/trimmer
- Safe operation
Brushcutter including maintenance manual, harness etc if available.
Suitable outdoor clothing to carry out brushcutter operation.
1 x Passport size photograph or your LANTRA Awards ID card if you already have one.