Operator Training – Pedestrian Mowers - Cylinder, Rotary & Flail
Course Information  
Endorsement Cutting Edge Training, City & Guilds NPTC or Lantra Awards
Duration 1 Day
[Plus independent assessment (approx 1½ hours), as required]
Cost POA
Location Ipswich (or at your location on dates to suit you) **
Date & Time Please contact us to discuss
Max No of Delegates 4 or 6 (depending on Endorsement Body selected)

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate will be up to date and properly equipped with the knowledge, skills and resources to be able to operate all pedestrian mowers in a Safe and Productive way (and for a successful assessment, as required).

Course Content

    • Identify the risks associated with the use of different types of pedestrian, as well as hazards specific to the site and task
    • Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
    • Identify and understand the function of all instruments, controls and safety decals
    • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operators manual
    • Carry out pre-start checks to machine, power unit & attachments
    • Identify and report any faults
    • Adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
    • Legal & safety requirements near the public or highway
    • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
    • Perform cleaning and post-operation inspection and maintenance
    • Load and transport the machine (if appropriate)
    • Safe refuelling & procedures with flammable liquids
    • Assessment - as required, approximately 1½  hour of assessment to show:
      • Safe preparation, operation & handling of the pedestrian mowers
      • Selection & safe use of personal protective equipment
      • Operating and complying with legal requirements

    Who should attend?

    Suited for anyone to whom the regulations apply; anyone required to use a Pedestrian Mower as part of their work. This would include novice and experienced operators who require certification on their skills updating.

**Also available at your location on dates to suit you. Please contact us to discuss.