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Handheld Leaf Blowers & Vacuums

1 Day

Handheld Leaf Blowers & Vacuums Training Course

Seltc Leafblower Training Course Sussex and Kent

1 Day integrated City & Guilds NPTC Training and assessment for the safe operation of Handheld Leaf Blowers & Vacuums. The qualification is aimed at but not exclusive to those who use Handheld Leaf Blowers & Vacuums as per of their work either in horticulture, arboriculture, or forestry


  • Know how to carry out a risk assessment
  • Know the current health and safety legislation and environmental good practice
  • Demonstrate how to check and maintain the machine
  • Demonstrate how to operate a leaf blower or vacuum
  • Know how to carry out post-operative checks
  • Know how to clean and appropriately store a leaf blower or vacuum


Protective Equipment:

  • Hearing protection (complying with EN 352)
  • Eye protection (polycarbonate visor complying with EN 166)
  • Suitable protective gloves
  • Protective boots with good grip and ankle support (complying with EN 345-1)
  • Non-snag outer clothing /chainsaw trousers all round protection (type C)
  • Waterproof clothing – course will contine even in rain
  • High-visibility clothing may also be appropriate


Candidates over 16 years


All of our courses can be accredited by either NPTC or LANTRA, depending on the level of accreditation you require


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