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Competence in the safe use of Mowers Level 2 Award (Pedestrian)

Shuttleworth College Horticulture Students

Overview

Competence in the safe use of Mowers City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

This qualification is aimed at individuals who operate mowers as part of their work in horticulture, landscaping, grounds maintenance, greenkeeping, parks, gardens and also in amenity use. It will provide the trainee with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to prepare and operate a mower safely and to industry standards in line with current legislation.

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For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team by clicking here.

Course information

Entry requirements

Essential:

You must be 16 years old or over to undertake this course.

As this is a short and very intense course, you must be able to proficiently operate powered horticultural machinery used during the training.

Course content

This qualification is aimed at individuals who operate mowers as part of their work in horticulture, landscaping, grounds maintenance, greenkeeping, parks, gardens and also in amenity use. It will provide the trainee with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to prepare and operate a mower safely and to industry standards in line with current legislation.

Qualification

Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Mowers.

Assessment methods

The assessment is undertaken with either the trainer or an independent assessor and will be made up of both practical assessment and one to one questioning. The recommended duration for assessment is approximately 2 hours.

Additional information

Candidates can chose to complete two units during this course, including:

·         903 – Pedestrian controlled cylinder

·         904 – Pedestrian controlled rotary

·         905 – Pedestrian controlled flail

·         907 – Ride on cylinder mower

·         908 – Ride on rotary

·         909 – Ride on Flail

·         911 – Tractor mounted or trailed cylinder

·         912 – Tractor mounted or trailed rotary

·         913 – Tractor mounted flail

This course if trained and assessed on site at College, however we are able to offer training and assessment to groups within industry settings following assessment of the facilities. Please contact the business development team to discuss your requirements.

You will be offered the correct PPE for this course (with the exception of safety footwear, which must be supplied by the trainee/candidate). Robust outdoor clothing should be worn, ideally coveralls or a boiler suit.

Any other tools and equipment required will be listed on the joining instructions.  These will be emailed to you a few weeks before the course is due to start – please contact us to confirm you have the required items.

Available Courses
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 02/05/2023
Type: Part Time
Length:
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 8:30am - 4:30pm
Fees: £275.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 15/05/2023
Type: Part Time
Length:
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fees: £275.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 19/06/2023
Type: Part Time
Length:
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fees: £275.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 11/07/2023
Type: Part Time
Length:
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fees: £275.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.