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N605 - Strimmer & Brushcutter

Strimmer Training Course Introduction

The NPORS 605 course, focusing on Strimmer and Brushcutter operation, equips participants with essential knowledge and skills to ensure safe and efficient operation in various environments. This comprehensive program covers critical aspects such as risk identification, operator responsibilities, pre-operational checks, personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements, and safe machine operation.

The course emphasizes the importance of identifying risks and understanding operator responsibilities. Participants are taught to assess the surrounding environment for potential hazards, ensuring they can address safety concerns. By recognising these risks, operators can take proactive measures to prevent accidents and injuries.

Additionally, the program delves into the significance of performing pre-operational checks for both the machine and the work area. Operators learn how to inspect the strimmer or brushcutter to ensure it’s in optimal working condition, reducing the likelihood of mechanical failures during operation. 

Understanding PPE requirements is another vital component of the course. Participants are educated on the specific personal protective equipment needed for strimmer and brushcutter operation, including items like gloves, safety goggles, ear protection, and appropriate clothing. This knowledge ensures that operators are properly equipped to mitigate risks associated with their tasks.

Lastly, the course provides thorough training on how to operate the machine safely. This includes guidance on handling the equipment correctly, maintaining control, and employing safe cutting techniques. Operators learn to operate the strimmer or brushcutter efficiently while minimizing risks to themselves, others, and the environment.

Strimmer Training Course Information

Those who are required to operate Strimmers or Brushcutters as part of their work duties.

Delegate Requirements – Delegates should be physically fit, in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness.

Novice – This course is designed for the complete Novice delegate.

Experienced – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 3 months.

Refresher – Delegates must have already attended a course and have valid proof in the form of certification.

Experienced Worker Test (EWA) – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 2 years.

NPORS – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme

Founded in 1992, NPORS was formed to challenge the status quo within the construction industry and we are as dedicated to the goal of ensuring standards today as the day it all began.

NPORS stands firm on the principles it was founded on; supporting industry, regulated training and testing, consistent improvement, equal opportunities and transparency about how we work. Since it’s beginnings, NPORS has continued to progress to be a trusted and recognised name in the industry, offering employers a credible training alternative.

All delegates who attend our NPORS accredited course will receive an NPORS ID Card and Registration.

This course is approved for CITB Levy Funding.

We are a CITB Approved Training Organisation and will process your levy payment if you are a registered company.

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For Prices, Availability & Bookings Please Call 03331 888 111