Hand held Hedgecutter

Hedge trimmer training courses are delivered to give the candidate the knowledge & practical skill to achieve certificates of competence by assessment by bodies such as NPTC City & Guilds.

Awarded certificates of competence are widely recognised by both sector employers and the health & safety executive.

Duration: 1 Day

new nptc city-guilds logo Cost of Course £150.00 +vat 1 Day 

Those wishing to update their skills in using hand-held hedge trimmers at work.a training course to teach the safe operation& use of handheld hedge cutters a training course for those in hedge care sectors such as gardeners, ground maintenance staff.

The content of the Hedge cutter course

Course members will be guided toward the knowledge to understand the implication of legislation to carry out risk assessment relating to handheld hedge trimmers and be able to choose the correct machine type for its suitability for works to be undertaken.

Candidates will identify and wear the correct PPE for operation and also identify key controls and functions of the machines used.

They will prepare the hedge trimmer for operation by carrying out routine maintenance.

Pre uses checks & preparation for work.

To operate machinery safely and efficiently.

Gain awareness of working at heights.

Environmental considerations.

Candidates should be able to explain and discuss the differences between hedge types and the cut finishes required and be able to comment on the methods to dispose of arisings.

Store and transport the handheld hedge trimmers.