- State and comply
with safety and legal requirements of a brushcutter/trimmer,
with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards.
- State and identify
the correct protective clothing to wear and the standards required.
- Perform routine
maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer's handbook.
- Identify faults
and defects on a brushcutter/trimmer and decide which the operator
can easily remedy, and which should be referred to a specialist
- Identify which
cutting head to select for the relevant operating conditions.
- Carry out fuel
mixing correctly and be able to start the brushcutter/trimmer
from both a hot and a cold condition in a safe manner.
- Operate the brushcutter/trimmer
in a safe manner having regard for the safety of themselves,
the public, property and environmental factors.
- Plan systematic
- Use the manufacturer's
instruction book and parts list.
use of the manufacturer's instruction book is stressed at all
times to ensure maintenance and adjustments are carried out to
Who are the courses for?
Any person employed
- Landscaping and
who are or will be
required to operate brushcutters/trimmers. Inexperienced members
may require longer than the stated guide times to fully utilise
the information supplied.