Brushcutter and Strimmer Courses
Price: from £155 per person (+VAT)
Hush Farms offer a range of ground maintenance courses, with national accreditation, in Devon, Dorset, Somerset and throughout the UK.
Whether you're familiar with the use of brushcutters, or you've never held one before, we can tailor one of our courses to your needs. What's more, all our strimmer and brushcutter training courses are recognised by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), helping you to keep everyone safe and confident in the workplace. We also offer refresher brushcutter courses
for those who need to renew their training.
Whatever your business, we do our best to be flexible around your needs. Come to one of our sites in Devon and Wales for brushcutter training, or we’ll come to you. Plus, we’ll fit the course around your schedule, whether that’s working around feeding time, or the kids’ school holidays. Just let us know what suits you.
Please bear in mind, to take part in the brushcutter training courses you must be physically fit and able to carry out the tasks required of the course programme.
Brushcutter & Strimmer Operation & Maintenance
Accreditation: NPTC or LANTRA
Prices: Independant Assessment @ £155 per person
One day training and assessment from £155 per person (+ VAT)
based on a group of 6 people
Course length: one or two days, or independant assessment will be approx.1.5 hours per person
Course objectives: HSE legislation; personal protective equipment (PPE); safety and risk assessment; components and practical maintenance; fueling and starting; testing the safety features; checking the balance of the brushcutter/strimmer; operate the brushcutter/strimmer in a safe
manner having regard for the safety of themselves, the public, property
and environmental factors; plan systematic working operations; use the manufacturers instruction book and
Trainees will need: Brushcutters/strimmers complying with safety regulations with Operators’ instruction books and service manuals for all machinery; notebook and pencil; ear defenders; safety goggles and other protective clothing; fuel in appropriate container for own brushcutter/strimmer; tool kit for own brushcutter/strimmer.
Experienced / Mixed Ability Trainees: this one-day brushcutter/strimmer course assumes that operators have reasonable prior operating experience.
Novice Trainees: a two-day course is available for people with little to no experience of handling brushcutters - call us for prices.