East Malling Short Courses

Safe Use of Hand-held Hedge Cutters


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Cost: £215
Certification: Level 2 City & Guilds NPTC or LANTRA
Assessment Type: Integrated NPTC or LANTRA assessment
(The cost of the assessment is included in the cost of the course)
Course Prerequisites: See below

This NPTC or LANTRA course will provide instruction on how to safely use hand held hedge trimmers.

This qualification is aimed at those who use handheld hedge cutters as part of their work, either in horticulture, arboriculture or forestry.

It covers the use of handheld hedge cutters, covering pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to cut hedges to the capacity of the machine.

You must be 18 years or older to take this course with us.

You will need to provide your own PPE and hedgecutter for this course.

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