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City & Guilds NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Brush-Cutters and Trimmers


This course is designed for petrol engined machines with a range of attachments for operation in grass and light brushwood areas. Please note, this does not include clearing saws for which separate training can be provided, details available on request.


Course Content:

  • Machine maintenance
  • Operator safety
  • Attachments
  • Operational procedures

Equipment required:

Overalls, safety footwear and if possible a helmet / ear protection and plastic screen visor.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400