What is the Brush Cutter Course?

The brush cutter training course credits learners to safety prepare and operate a brush cutter in a commercial or workplace environment. After completion of the programme they are able to demonstrate operating techniques and methods of brushcutting, as well as carry out periodic maintenance on the brushcutter.

DURATION

3-5 DAYS

COURSE CONTENT

  • Main components of the brush cutter are identified and their purpose is explained.
  • Pre-start checks and start up procedures.
  • Blades are selected for correct application.
  • Correct tools and refuelling equipment are used before and during operations to ensure sound maintenance and safe refuelling.
  • Harness is adjusted to ensure comfortable operating.
  • Hazards and their influences are explained and their effect minimised.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used according to company policy and/or legal requirements.
  • Escape routes are identified to ensure a safe escape in case of emergency.
  • Safe working procedures and practices are adhered to according to company policy and legal requirements.
  • Techniques for brush cutting are demonstrated.
  • Methods of brush cutting are demonstrated to ensure effective operation.
  • Correct brush cutting method is used in applicable situation.
  • Daily service is carried out according to manufacturer’s prescriptions.
  • Prescribed services are adhered to as prescribed by the manufacturer.
  • Blades are sharpened according to manufacturer specifications.
CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE
  • FPMSETA
QUALITY ALIGNMENT
  • US 123243
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