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City & Guilds NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Stump Grinders


This course is designed for anyone wishing to learn how to use a stump grinder .

Course Content:

  • Carry out daily and routine maintenance
  • Operate the machine safely
  • Replace cutters in accordance with the manufacturers instructions
  • Prepare the machine for transportation

The  City & Guilds NPTC assessment is divided into 3 compulsory units:

  • Prepare the stump grinder for operation
  • Operate the stump grinder
  • Maintain the stump grinder

Equipment required:

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

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400