Certificate of Competence – Brushcutters & Strimmers
Course Title: Certificate of Competence – Brushcutters & Strimmers
Course Code: AB070
Two-day course that will bring you up to the standard required to take the Certificate of Competence in Brushcutting Operations. Covers subjects such as safety factors, machine servicing, fitting a new recoil starter cord and maximum blade speeds. Aimed at those who use various types of machines as part of their work in horticulture or forestry.
Assessment is carried out on a separate day by arrangement.
The certificate is endorsed according to type of machine used.
Certificate of Competence in Brushcutting Operations
Fitting a New Recoil Starter Cord
Sharpening a Cutter Knife
Methods of Operation
Adjusting a Harness
Maximum Blade Speeds
Minimum age is 16 years
Tetanus protection is recommended.
Other Certificates of Competence available, e.g., Mowers, Chainsaws, Hedge Trimmers, Pesticide Applications (Handheld), etc.
Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon
Dates & Fees
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Location & Contact Details
Writing materials - notebook and pen.
Packed lunch and drink, especially if we are working away from college all day.
National Insurance (NI) number.
Eye and ear protection/forestry helmet.
Steel toe-capped boots.
Waterproofs/change of clothes in case of inclement weather.