1. Should be physically fit and agile with no history of epilepsy, etc.
2. Minimum age 16yrs. Participants should supply own Personal Protective Equipment.
1.Participants prepare for use, inspect and maintain strimmer/brushcutter in workshop and field conditions. Includes starting procedures, pre-work checks and routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturers handbook. .
2.Participants state and identify the correct protective clothing to wear and the standards required.
3.Participants carry out fuel mixing correctly and are able to start the brushcutter/strimmer from both a hot and a cold condition in a safe manner.
4.Participants operate the brushcutter/strimmer in a safe manner having regard for the safety of themselves, the public, property and environmental factors.
5.Participants identify potential hazards and use appropriate techniques to overcome them.
6.Participants undertake and demonstrate a knowledge of risk assessment methodology.
DURATION & AWARD
1. Normal course duration is up to 1 day;
2. Upon successful completion candidates will be issued with a Go4Skills Certificate