Brushcutting and Strimming Operations

This introductory course is ideal for those who want to learn about the use of strimmers/brushcutters Brushcutters and strimmers are popular tools across the agriculture, horticulture, landscaping, and grounds maintenance industries. They save time and work efficiently in tricky terrains and situations. However, they also have the potential to be one of the most dangerous machines in common use.

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Borders College Certificate of Attendance.


This is a one day course.


Borders College Landbased Department Newtown St Boswells.

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Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Course Content

Our course will help novice users recognise and reduce those dangers. You will also learn how to optimise performance and carry out routine maintenance.

Course sessions:

  • Prepare for Strimmer and Brushcutter operations
  • Maintaining the Strimmer/Brushcutter
  • Engine maintenance
  • Operating the Strimmer/Brushcutter


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