Mowers

Also known as: Ride-On Mowers; Pedestrian Mowers; Rotary Mowers; Cylinder Mowers; Grass Cutters

There is a scheduled public event for this course:

  • 14/03/2018: Lantra Awards Safe Operation of Ride On & Pedestrian Mowers (Rotary) Ref: 180314 (Hamble-Le-Rice). View details & book >>

Course information:

Dale Valley Training offer training for all of the various types of mowers– whether your machine is a Ride On Mower or a Pedestrian Mower – we have an accredited, well-qualified and experienced instructor to train your candidates.

Our courses include a practical session in workshop conditions to show candidates the correct way to maintain their mower.

Our courses provide candidates with the knowledge and confidence to operate mowers safely and effectively, saving their employer time and money.

Who is the course for?

Dale Valley Training offer novice or refresher courses for all types of mowers.

Course objectives:

To enable course members to understand:

  • The hazards arising from the use of mowers & the precautions that should be observed
  • Their responsibilities under current legislation
  • How to use mowers safely & efficiently

Course content:

  • Current legislation, operator responsibilities & best practice
  • The hazards arising from the use of mower & the precautions that should be observed
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Risk assessments
  • Types of cutting mechanisms
  • Daily & pre-start checks
  • Starting & stopping
  • Safe methods of operation
  • Working on slopes
  • Operating on the highway
  • Transporting the mower
  • End of operation checks & duties including fuel safety

Duration:

1-Day

Accreditation options:

City & Guilds National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC)

Lantra Awards

National Plant Operator Registration Scheme (NPORS)

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