Horticulture

Introduction

Course Title: Certificate of Competence – Turf Maintenance Equipment (Pedestrian)
Course Code: HR150

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time



This one day course is designed for anyone who uses turf maintenance equipment as part of their work and will bring you up to the standard required to take the Certificate of Competence in Turf Maintenance equipment.

The handheld equipment includes:
Scarifiers
Aerators

Overview

Qualification

Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Turf Maintenance Equipment

Course Content

Pre-start machine checks
Selection of use of machine
Identification of controls and instruments
Operation of a range of machines

Assessment will be by an independent assessor and will comprise of a practical test and verbal 1:1 questioning on a separate day to be agreed between the candidate and the appointed NPTC assessor.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age is 16 years Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Safe Use of Mowers (Pedestrian Controlled) (HR158)

Career Opportunities

Greenkeeper Gardener Groundsperson Parks Officer