Horticulture Equipment Operator Training Course

Course Aim:

This course aims to provide learners with the necessary information on the hazards & risks associated with outdoor maintenance work.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to;

  • List the employer’s responsibilities under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • List the employee’s responsibilities under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Understand the importance of having a Safety Statement & carrying out Risk Assessments
  • Identify the hazards associated with the equipment/machinery & substances used at work
  • Select the most appropriate Personal Protective Equipment needed for the job

Course Programme:

  • Health & Safety Legislation & Regulations
  • Discuss the role of the employer & employee in terms of Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Evaluate the importance of the employee in hazard identification & risk assessment
  • General advice on the safe use of equipment/machinery

Training Methods:

Classroom based power-point presentation with some practical exercises in hazard identification, risk assessment & information on using chemicals/hazardous substances safely.

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for staff whose work involves working outdoors & are exposed to the hazards associated with this type of work.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 12 learners
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all learners who successfully complete this course
  • Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.