This qualification is aimed at individuals who operate mowers as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture, landscaping, grounds maintenance, greenkeeping, parks, gardens and also in amenity use. It will provide the individual with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to prepare and operate a mower safely and to industry standards in line with current legislation.
Read more in the C&G/NPTC handbook for this qualification: http://www.nptc.org.uk/assets/documents/8b07098e5c1741d59c5b0ec9c3237932.pdf
Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Mowers (0014-35)
City & Guilds NPTC level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers
City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Hand-held Hedge Cutters (0014- 34)
Risk assessment, emergency planning, legislation, industry best practice, environmental considerations, tree condition and working at height assessments, equipment and systems, tree climbing, aerial rescue by climbing suitability, rescue plan and implementation.
9:00 – 16:15
The personal protective equipment (PPE) you will be asked to provide must comply with legal requirements.
The assessment is with an independent assessor and will be made up of both practical assessment and one to one questioning. The recommended duration for approx. 2 hours.