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Safe Use of Hand Held Hedge Cutters NPTC Level 2 Award

  • L2

  • To book

    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

This qualification will appeal to those who use a forklift as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. It will cover the “basic training” requirements of the Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Forklift Trucks. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence.

NPTC

Course content

This course covers:

  • Machine maintenance
  • Site inspection
  • Identification of hazards
  • Environmental factors
  • Safe use of equipment
  • Machine after-care.

Assessment methods

The assessment will normally take place within 14 days of the training and covers the associated differences between use, operation and maintenance of the machine, pre-use maintenance and safety checks, recognition of controls and instruments.  You will take a practical test where the forklift is driven around a suitable course and the operator will be required to move and stack various loads. The test will also include one to one verbal questioning.

Qualifications

Landbased Forklift Truck Operations (Rough Terrain, Masted & Telescopic) NPTC Level 2 Award
Additional information

To take part in this course you must bring PPE (personal protective equipment) and other tools and equipment as listed on the joining instructions. You can also view the PPE and tools list here. 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.

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Course Information & How to Apply

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 16/12/2020 Wed 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1310S2
1 day 16/12/2020 Wed 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1310S3
1 day 16/12/2020 Wed 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1310S4

 

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

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