Vegetation Training Package (Brushcutter/Strimmer, Hedgecutter)

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 8

Pre-Requisite Requirements

 Delegates must be at least 16 years of age.

Must have sufficient command of English language, and of the English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety).Please advise of any special needs

Photo ID - For British Nationals - a current and valid recognised, branded form of identity token, used for accessing the RMI (Railway Maintained Infrastructure) such as a Sentinel Card, full driving licence, passport, biometric ID Card, resident permit as per Home Office guidance or 'ValIDate' card.  For Non-British Nationals - a current and valid passport is required.

PPE – hard hat, Orange Hi-Visibility clothing to RIS-3279-TOM standard, ear defenders, goggles, Safety boots with full ankle and mid-sole protection and gloves and flame-proof overalls.  Other specific PPE may be required dependant on tools.  It is the responsibility of the Sponsor to advise.  (Chainsaw trouses/coat/gloves/full visor hemet required for Chainisaw training)

Please note if training is for Brush cutter (metal blade), then the additional PPE of chainsaw trousers, coat, gloves and helmet with full visor (not chainsaw visor) must be worn.  Any personnel within the 30m exclusion zone must wear the beforementioned PPE. Please be aware that Brush Cutter training cannot take place if the correct PPE is not worn


Please advise of any special needs


Training in how to use and maintain Brushcutter/Strimmer, Hedgecutter


Vegetation that can be utilised for the practical elements of the training.

A classroom/meeting room of adequate size to accomodate the required number of candidates and the trainer.

PPE specific for the equipment can be supplied by Intertrain.

All other PPE to be supplied by the customer.

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