Brushcutters & Trimmers


Duration:  2 days including assessment

Next Course Dates: Please call/email for more information.

Venue:  Dorking, Surrey

Pre-requisites:   None

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This Brushcutters/Trimmer integrated training and assessment course has experienced instructors who will make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements.

Who is it for?

This two day novice training course is for anyone employed in the agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance industry that currently operates, or will be required to operate a Brushcutter/Trimmer. This course is physical so you must be fit and able to carry out the tasks required in the course programme.

Course sessions:

  • Safety and risk assessment
  • HSE legislation
  • Protective clothing
  • Components and maintenance
  • Practical maintenance
  • Fuelling and starting
  • Testing the safety features
  • Checking balance of the brushcutter/trimmer
  • Safe operation

Learners will receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Competence for Brushcutters/Trimmers.

If you are interested in Trimmer training only, please contact us for further details.