Dundalk Training Course August 22nd/23rd – Safe Operation of Horticulture equipment

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NOW TAKING BOOKINGS email us on info@irishspotsurf.ie to enrol.

Learners will be able to:
1 List common tools and equipment used in horticultural
operations and workshops to include their primary use and
hazards associated with their use
2 Describe safe operating practices for a range of tools and
equipment to include both hand and power
3 Prepare power hand tools and equipment for use to include
using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), prestarting
safety checks, mixing fuel, checking for leaks and
damage while adhering to manufacturers’ recommendations and
operators’ manuals
4 Use a range of hand tools safely including a hoe, rake, fork and
spade
5 Use power hand tools safely including a two-stroke engine
powered strimmer and a hedge cutter
6 Operate a pedestrian rotovator, scarifier, knapsack sprayer,
mechanised raker, pedestrian mower, ride-on mower, trailing
mower and compact-type tractor mower
7 Maintain all equipment while in use to include setting height of
cut, removing blade for maintenance, sharpening blade,
refuelling, replacing cord or gut as needed, and maintaining
lubrication and filters
8 Prepare tools and equipment for storage to include cleaning and
storage procedures
9 Operate within appropriate safety procedures to create and
maintain a safe working environment including safety standards
regarding lifting, carrying and handling plants, tools

OTHER TRAINING WE OFFER http://www.irishsportsurf.ie/training/

We offer various QQI courses:

Horticultural Mechanisation
Operating Horticulture Equipment
Sports Surfaces Maintenance
Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application
Sports Surfaces Establishment and Maintenance
Career Preparation
Establishing Turfgrass
Hand Held Pesticide Application
Chainsaw Training cross cutting & maintenance, Tree felling and chipper training
Occupational First Aid Course
Workplace Safety
Manual Handling
Fire Safety

Overseas Internships available to suitable candidates to USA Australia and New Zealandhttp://www.irishsportsurf.ie/training


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