Hedge Strimmers

Gosta Training
In Glasgow (Scotland)

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Important information

Typology Course
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Duration 1 Week
  • Course
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    1 Week

Competence in Hedge Strimmer use.
Suitable for: Those whose job requires Hedge Strimmer use

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
50 Brook Street, G40 2AB, Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts On request
50 Brook Street, G40 2AB, Glasgow, Scotland
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Course programme

Hedge Strimmers
The assessment is divided into four units:

Unit 1 Safe Maintenance of Diesel Engines (Optional) or Unit 2 Safe Maintenance of Petrol Engines (Optional) and Unit 4 Tyres (Compulsory) Unit 5 Wheels, Brakes and Clutches (Compulsory) Unit 6 Battery Maintenance (Compulsory) Unit 7 Transmissions and Conveyors (Compulsory) Unit 8 Cutting Mechanisms (Compulsory)

Candidates must successfully achieve all assessment activities in all three units.

To be awarded a Certificate of Competence, candidates must successfully achieve all Assessment Activities in:
a) Units 1 and 2 (certificate endorsed "Hand Held Powered Hedge Strimmers")


b) Units 1 and 3 (certificate endorsed "Tractor Mounted Hedge Strimmer")
c) Units 1 and 4 (certificate endorsed "Tractor Mounted Verge Mower")

Skills and Knowledge to be Assessed:
Learning Outcomes
The candidate will be able to:
  • Prepare a hand held or tractor mounted hedge trimmer for operation safely.
  • Identify the key controls on the machine and their function .
  • Identify the risks of the operation and check the work site for hazards.
  • Carry out routine maintenance on a hand held or tractor mounted hedge strimmer.
  • Operate a hand held or tractor mounted powered hedge strimmer, working competently using correct tools and equipment safely and observing all relevant health and safety legislation.
  • State the knowledge and understanding required, relating to PPE legislation and safety.

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