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Telescopic Handler Training – 1 Day Refresher Course

The operation of telescopic handlers requires skilled operators. Employees who are competently trained will save money with improved efficiency and reduce accidents. They will also operate more safely, protecting themselves and other people in their vicinity. We use the latest training techniques – combining theory and practical exercises – leading to testing and certification. We …

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Transportation of livestock by road

Entry Requirements Candidates taking the Certificate of Competence must be a minimum of 16 years of age, there is no upper age limit. Learning Outcomes Legal requirements and responsibilities Responsibilities when transporting animals Planning a journey by road Suitability of the vehicle Checking animals fitness to travel Causes and signs of stress in animals Space …

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Safe use of a manually fed brushwood chipper (0020-58)

Gaining this qualification proves that you can prepare, operate and maintain a brushwood chipper in a competent and professional manner. The brushwood chipper may be tractor mounted, trailed or pedestrian controlled/power take off or engine driven. The training and assessment is divided into three compulsory units: Prepare the brushwood chipper for operation Operate the brushwood …

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Tractor driving and related operations (compact or agricultural machinery)

Tractors are the “work horse” of the land-based industries. They are extremely versatile and are capable of performing a wide range of operations in different circumstances. You require a high level of skill/technical expertise to operate them safely and effectively. This qualification applies to all sections of the industry which use tractors with conventional attachments …

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Safe use of pesticides

Professional people who use pesticides must be competent to use them safely. There are many situations where this qualification is a legal requirement, for instance where pesticides are being applied to land belonging to a third party. The certificate of competence in the Safe use of Pesticides meets the requirements of: Food and Environment Protection …

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001435 – City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Mowers

To achieve this qualification you must be able to drive accurately and manoeuvre the mower safely and skilfully. You must also be able to carry out routine machine maintenance. Assessing the condition of the grass and adjusting the mower to achieve maximum efficiency will also be required. Pedestrian and ride-on mowers – duration 1 day …

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001432 – City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of All-terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

There is a perception that these machines are “fun toys” and are easy to drive, in reality you require a high level of skill to drive and handle an ATV safely and competently in differing off road situations. Duration 1 day if experienced 2 days if inexperienced Followed by an assessment at a later date. …

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Chainsaw and related operations

The training courses in these operations are aimed at you if you are: An individual using a chainsaw for your own use Self-employed and wanting to extend your business opportunities An employee needing occasional or regular chainsaw use Requiring a nationally recognised qualification for insurance purposes. Entry Requirements You must be aged 17 years or …

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