Subject Area: NPTC

Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques

Course Description Be able to promote good health and safety and good industry practice. Be able to carry out aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free fall techniques Understand relevant health & safety legislation and industry good practice. Understand how to carry out aerial cutting of trees using free fall techniques Course Specification …

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Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Hand-Held Hedge Cutter

Course Description Carry out a risk assessment/know health & safety legislation /PPE that underpins hedge trimmer operations Know how to maintain/operate the hedge trimmer Understand different operating techniques Know how to store equipment safely & appropriately Course Specification 1 day course

Chainsaw and related operations

Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Stump Grinder

Course Description Know the health & safety requirements for operating a stump grinder /be able to carry out a site risk assessment Be able to prepare the equipment and site for stump grinder operations Be able to operate/maintain a stump grinder Course Specification 1 day course Start time: 9.00am Finish time: Approximately 4 – 5.00pm

Other qualifications

Hedge trimmer Chainsaw refresher training Pesticides refresher training Abrasive wheel Bespoke training available – please contact us on 01270 613165 to discuss your requirements.

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 brushcutters and trimmers

The safe use of brushcutters and trimmers requires safe and skillful operators. This qualification will help you in your day-to-day work environment and also helps to ensure the safety of bystanders if this equipment is used in a public place. The training and assessment is divided into three compulsory units: Maintain the brushcutter/trimmer (compulsory) Operate a …

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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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