Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
Flexible 1 day Level 2 Part-Time - Day Kirkley Hall Campus Hobbies Enquire

What’s it all about?

Our course will give you an insight into both safety awareness and risk assessment. You'll also run through both machine's capabilities and learn how to maintain the mowers.

You'll gain practical experience, including mowing on slopes.l

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical and assessment will be an integrated part of the course.

This is short course - 1 day plus integrated assessment.

This course will take place between 9am and 5pm. Days are dependent on booking availability.

A wide range of mowers are used across horticultural and landscape businesses. With proper training, most pose little risk to either the user or anyone near to the machine.

Our course will give you that training, ensuring you can operate a both ride-on and pedestrian mowers safely and efficiently.

When you've completed this course, you'll receive a certificate of competence.

Course sessions include:

- Legislation
- General safety
- Risk assessment
- Hydrostatic drive
- Cutting mechanisms
- Controls and equipment
- Daily checks
- Safe methods of operation
- Working on slopes
- Transportation
- Driving on public roads
- Safety with fue


What’s next?

Following the completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to safely operate pedestrian and ride on movers.

You could also study one of our other land-based courses.

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