Certificate of Competence – Turf Maintenance Equipment (Pedestrian)


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



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 Ops

Greenkeeper Gardener Groundsperson Parks Officer

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
06-Feb-18 06-Feb-18 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Tue - plus assessment day 1 ££265.00

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Material Required

Basic stationery - notepad, pens, pencils, ruler and eraser. 2 x passport photos and National Insurance (NI) number. Waterproof clothing. Steel toe-capped boots and protective overalls - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor.