Who is the course for?
This course is for people who are employed in the land based sector, particularly arboriculture, or those seeking employment in this field.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You will need to an interest in the course and some practical use of machinery would be beneficial, but no formal qualifications are necessary.
What will I study on the course?
You will study identifying, inspecting and commenting on key parts of the machine, preparing the machine for work safely without risk to themselves, other people or the environment, carrying out daily and routine maintenance on the machine, operating the machine safely and competently without risk to themselves, others and the environment, follow the correct procedure to adjust chip size, dealing with blockages, maintaining cutting systems as per manufacturer's instructions and preparing the machine for transportation.