The NPORS 604 Grass Cutter & Lawn Mower training course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate grass-cutting and mowing machinery safely and effectively. This course covers a range of essential topics to ensure operators can carry out their duties with a strong focus on safety and responsibility.
One key aspect of the course is the identification of risks and responsibilities associated with operating grass-cutting and mowing equipment. Participants learn to recognize potential hazards in the work environment and understand their role in mitigating these risks. This knowledge is crucial for creating a safer workplace and preventing accidents.
Another vital component of the course is the performance of pre-operational checks. Participants are taught how to thoroughly inspect the machinery and the work area before commencing operations. These checks are essential for ensuring that the equipment is in proper working condition and that the environment is suitable for safe operation.
Understanding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements is another critical element of the NPORS 604 course. Participants are educated on the appropriate PPE needed for the job, including safety goggles, ear protection, and protective clothing. This knowledge ensures that operators are adequately protected from potential hazards while operating grass-cutting and mowing machines.
Finally, the course provides comprehensive training on how to operate the machinery safely. Participants learn proper techniques for starting, manoeuvring, and stopping the equipment. They also receive guidance on handling different types of terrain and challenging conditions.
Those who are required to operate a Grass Cutter or Mower as part of their work duties.
Delegate Requirements – Delegates should be physically fit, in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness. It is, however, desirable (but not mandatory) that applicants should be literate and have had driving experience as an indication of dexterity
Novice – This course is designed for the complete Novice delegate.
Experienced – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 3 months.
Refresher – Delegates must have already attended a course and have valid proof in the form of certification.
Experienced Worker Test (EWA) – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 2 years.
NPORS – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme
Founded in 1992, NPORS was formed to challenge the status quo within the construction industry and we are as dedicated to the goal of ensuring standards today as the day it all began.
NPORS stands firm on the principles it was founded on; supporting industry, regulated training and testing, consistent improvement, equal opportunities and transparency about how we work. Since it’s beginnings, NPORS has continued to progress to be a trusted and recognised name in the industry, offering employers a credible training alternative.
All delegates who attend our NPORS accredited course will receive an NPORS ID Card and Registration.