Subject Area: NPTC

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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