Our experienced instructors will teach you to use the hedge trimmer safely and with confidence. You'll be guided through all the health and safety requirements and understand the machine and its capabilities.
You'll then tackle practical, hands-on sessions.
It's an integrated training and assessment course, so you'll receive a certificate of competence once it's completed.
You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical and assessment will be an integrated part of the course.
This is a short course – 1 day of training, plus integrated assessment.
This course will take place between 9am-5pm. Days are dependent on booking availability.
Hand- held hedge trimmers are effective and flexible pieces of equipment. Their mobility makes them versatile but also increases the potential for accidents.
Our one-day course will teach you to use the machine safely and correctly, as well as maintenance specific to the hedge trimmer.
It's ideal if you're looking to update your skills or keep on top of the latest work-based health and safety regulations. It’s worth noting that our course doesn’t cover working at height.
Course sessions include:
- Prepare for hedge trimmer operations
- Additional maintenance of a hedge trimmer
- Operating the hedge trimmer
- Clearing the site and machine checks
Following the completiion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to safely operate hand-held hedge trimmers.
You could also study one of our other land-based courses.
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.