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Safe Use of Brushcutters & Strimmers NPTC Level 2 Award

  • L2

This course will introduce you to the safe use of brushcutters and strimmers through a combination of theory and practical work, culminating in a formal assessment.


Course content

During the course you will study the following topics:

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

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.

Course information & how to book

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

To book onto this course please contact our Sales team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 11/01/2018 Thu 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1201
1 day 08/11/2017 Wed 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1299S2 Course in progress
1 day 23/02/2018 Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1299S3
1 day 23/04/2018 Mon 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1299S4
1 day 05/07/2018 Thu 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1299S5
1 day 16/05/2018 Wed 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1299S8
1 day 18/08/2017 Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £249 Shuttleworth College B1299S9 Course in progress

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

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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