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Tractor Mounted Hedge Cutting

Assessment type

Training only (attendance)
Integrated training and assessment (ITA)

Minimum duration

1 Day

Course delivery

Verbal questioning
Practical demonstrations


This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the safe operation of the use of tractor mounted hedge cutters. It introduces trainees to preparing a tractor and relevant attachments, maneuvering the machine, daily pre-shift checks, refueling procedures, hazards and risks, operating the machine to cut hedges or verges to the capacity of the machine and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training may vary depending on the objectives covered, the ratio of trainee/instructor and the ability and previous experience of the trainees. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements.

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