The Safe Use of Mowers

Including Tractor Mounted, Ride-on & Pedestrian Mowers

The Safe Use of Mowers course is designed for candidates who are employed to carry out duties on municipal ground as well as gardening and landscaping on a large scale

Course Content

  • Preparation, operation and handling of a pedestrian controlled or tractor mounted or self propelled ride-on mower
  • Selection and use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Selection and safe use of hand tools for machine maintenance
  • Operate and comply with legislative requirements



£140.00 Lantra Awards - integrated training and assessment
£195.00 NPTC Course - including NPTC registration and assessment

Tractor Driving and Related Operations

This course is designed for those who wish to gain a recognised qualification in tractor driving.

Course Content

  • Preparation and maintenance
  • Safe procedures and observation
  • Safe driving and handling of the tractor
  • Hitching/manoeuvring with trailed implements
  • Hitching/manoeuvring with mounted implements
  • Operating a loader



£265.00 Lantra Awards - 2-day including assessment
£220.00 NPTC option - 2-day course + 1 further day for assessment @ £85.00

Mobile Elevated Work Platforms

This is a one day course dealing with self propelled boom category of MEWP.

Course Content

  • Risk assessments and legislative requirements
  • Pre-use inspection of a MEWP
  • Prepare a MEWP for operation
  • Operate a MEWP correctly and safely
  • Transporting the machine safely


On application


Mowers - Pedestrian & Ride-on

This course is designed for those who use mowers on municipal ground ~ large areas as well as gardening and landscaping.

The course could cover all types of mowers i.e. Reciprocating/Flail/Cylinder/Rotary.

Course Content

  • Safe working practices
  • Risk assessments
  • Machine selection
  • Driving safely on slopes


On application

Forklift Trucks

This forklift truck course will focus on rough terrain telescopic lift trucks and will culminate with a formal assessment.

Course Content

  • Lift truck maintenance
  • Health & safety
  • Assessing & moving loads
  • General driving & operating
  • Legislation



£250.00 Lantra Awards - 2 days inc assessment (Novice)
£150.00 Lantra Awards - 1 day inc assessment (Experienced)

City & Guilds NPTC
Lantra Awards Approved

Contact Us

Call 07885 201995

5 Whitehall, Lidlington
Bedfordshire, MK43 0RS

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