Remote Control Mowers

At a Glance

Assessment Type:
MCQ Paper AND Practical assessment/demonstration/assignment
Delivery Method:
Classroom and practical demonstration
Duration:
The expected duration for the course is one day, however please note this may vary according to factors such as level of experience, modules or attachments selected, or the ratio of instructors to learners.

Expand your skills with our remote control mowers course for learners.

Overview in brief

A wide range of mowers are used across horticultural and landscape businesses.

With proper training, most pose little risk to either the user or anyone near to the machine.

Our course will give you that training, ensuring you can operate remote control mowers safely and efficiently.

When you've successfully completed the course, you'll receive a certificate of competence.

The finer details

Our one-day course will give you an insight into both safety awareness and risk assessment.

You'll also run through the different types of machines and cutting mechanisms used.

Course sessions:

  • Radio-control systems
  • General safety and risk assessment
  • Safe methods of operation
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Wheels, tyres, and tracks
  • Turning and manoeuvring
  • Cutting mechanisms 
  • Transportation.
Who should attend?

Our one-day training course will suit anyone employed in agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance that currently operates, or may be required to operate, remote control mowers.

This course is for both novice and experienced users who would like their competence to be reinforced with a verified certificate on remote control mowers.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Comply with legal requirements, with an emphasis of safe practices
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of this type of machine
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identify the controls and components
  • Understand the function of all instruments (if appropriate) 
  • Carry out daily checks, as indicated in the operator’s manual
  • Carry out appropriate pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
  • Perform after-use maintenance
  • Load and transport the machine (if appropriate).

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