Award in the Safe use of Brushcutters & Strimmers

Course code: F21P487
Type: Part Time
Duration: 2 days + half-day assessment
Subject area: Forestry & arboriculture
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Full Cost - £320.00

About the course

This two day course is for those operators undertaking ground maintenance including local authority, private, volunteers, schools, sports grounds and looking to be qualified in the use of a Strimmer or Brushcutter. Candidates must be 16 years and over.

What qualification will I gain?

NPTC certificate

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

Popular modules

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  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Safe working practice

  • Risk assessment for differing sites

  • Fuel mixing

  • Legislation

Key facts


  • 2 days (+ ½ day assessment)


  • TBC for next dates

Assessment date:

  • TBC

Assessment methods

This is a City & Guilds Integrated Training and Assessment course and as such candidates have on-going assessment during the training course.