Brushcutter Strimmer Training Course is an integrated training and assessment course to make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Brushcutters Strimmers

It is very common in the construction industry to be inadequately trained in this type of equipment, that’s why our experienced mobile construction trainers are experts at what they do.

Our comprehensive training program is focused on reducing the risks accidents due to improper use of this basic equipment

Using a blended approach of onsite practical learning and theory in a classroom environment, our courses place a strong emphasis on safety to ensure candidates develop the right skills to keep everyone safe from accidents which can be fatal when using brushcutter strimmers

This course can be delivered at the academy or on site if conditions are suitable.

This is what a brushcutter strimmer looks like

Course Outline

This course has been designed to cover the following areas:

  • State and comply with safety and legal requirements of a brushcutter/strimmer, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards.
  • State and identify the correct protective clothing to wear and the standards required.
  • Perform routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook.
  • Identify faults and defects on a brushcutter/strimmer and decide which the operator can easily remedy, and which should be referred to a specialist engineer.
  • Identify which cutting head to select for the relevant operating conditions.
  • Carry out fuel mixing correctly and be able to start the brushcutter/strimmer from both a hot and a cold condition in a safe manner.
  • Operate the brushcutter/trimmer in a safe manner having regard for the safety of themselves, the public, property and environmental factors.
  • Plan systematic working operations.
  • Use the manufacturer’s instruction book and parts list.

On Completion

Upon successful completion and achievement of this course, learners will be awarded the Brushcutter Strimmer for Highway Operatives course attendance certificate which is transferrable into employment

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for both new entrants and existing construction and highway sector.

This will also benefit anyone who is managing personnel who work with this equipment.

Course Duration

The minimum guided learning hours for Brushcutter strimmer for Highway Operatives is 1/2 vs 1 day