Mowers – Ride On and/or Pedestrian


Course Options (Duration):

  • Ride-on Mowers (1 day)

  • Pedestrian Mowers (1 day)

  • Ride-on & Pedestrian Mowers (1 day)

Please let us know your preferred option when you enquire.

Venue: We can arrange this on site training for groups of up to 4 people. You must have your own site and the necessary equipment/ machinery.

Please contact us to discuss course options; site and machinery suitability and quotes.

Pre-requisites: None

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There is a wide range of ride on & pedestrian mowers in use today and if they are used correctly and maintained properly then they should pose very little risk to you or to anyone who is near to the machine. Sometimes accidents can happen, normally for very simple reasons, which is why training is always important. Whether you are a new or experienced user, this training course will provide you with an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment in order to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring.

Who is it for?

This training course will suit you if you are currently using a ride on or pedestrian operated mower as part of your work. The course is suitable for both novice and experienced users who would like their skills to be verified with certification.

Course sessions:

Ride on Mowers

  • Legislation
  • General safety code
  • Risk assessment
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Cutting mechanisms
  • Controls and instruments
  • Daily checks
  • Pre-use checks, starting and stopping
  • Safe methods of operation
  • Working on slopes
  • Transportation
  • Safety with fuel
  • Driving on public road

Pedestrian Mowers

  • Legislation
  • General safety
  • Risk assessment
  • Types of cutting mechanisms
  • Controls and instruments
  • Daily checks
  • Pre-start checks
  • Starting and stopping
  • Safe methods of operation
  • Working on slopes
  • Transportation

Please note that the integrated assessment for this course comprises practical maintenance and a multiple-choice paper.

Learners who successfully complete the integrated assessment within this course will receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Competence for Mowers (for your chosen Mower option).