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Tractor Mounted Cutting Equipment (Hedge & Verge)

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for both new and experienced users of tractor mounted cutting equipment. You’ll either be an experienced tractor driver or have attended a tractor driving course.


1 days Training with a non-independent City & Guilds NPTC Assessment included


max. 3 per course


This is normally completed at your site using your machinery (subject to a pre-course visit).




City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Safe Use of Tractor Mounted Hedge and Verge Cutters


mwmac Training Certificate & City & Guilds NPTC Qualification Certificate


  • comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice
  • select the appropriate personal protective equipment and machine guarding
  • identify and understand the controls and components of the equipment
  • carry out pre-start and daily checks and maintenance as indicated in the manufacturer’s instruction manual
  • identify the risks associated with the use of flail cutters
  • safely start, stop and check all mechanisms for the tractor and cutters
  • operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
  • drive and operate the hydraulic controls to achieve an accurate cut
  • understand the stability factors associated with the use of side mounted equipment
  • put in place any signs or warnings to achieve a safe working environment (if required)
  • understand the added dangers of operating on the highway and in public areas
  • carry out after-use checks and maintenance
  • appropriately dispose of waste materials.

Course Information Sheet:

Course Information Sheet – Tractor Mounted Cutting Equipment (Hedge & Verge)

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