Turf Maintenance Equipment
About the Qualification
Turf Maintenance equipment covers a wide range of machinery including aerators, scarifiers and slitters all of which need skilful operators both on pedestrian controlled machines and tractor mounted equipment. This qualification is designed to assess the professional operator.
The qualification will also prove useful to local authorities, public utility companies, golf clubs and other employers in these sectors to demonstrate operator competence.
The assessment establishes that the candidate has the relevant knowledge and understanding as well as the appropriate skill required for the competent safe use of turf maintenance equipment.
The assessment is divided into three units:
Unit 1 - Pre-Start Safety
Unit 2 - Operate Pedestrian Controlled Turf Maintenance Equipment
Unit 3 - Operate Tractor Mounted Turf Maintenance Equipment
Candidates must successfully achieve:
Unit 1 which is compulsory and either
Unit 2 or Unit 3 which are optional