This course is UKRS accredited
Plant & Machinery

Winter Maintenance and Operations

This training aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the safe preparation and operation of a spreader (fixed or trailed) and snow plough for winter services. It introduces trainees to the interpretation of information, setting up, operating and shutting down of machinery, hazards and risks involved with snowploughs and comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training may vary depending on the objectives covered, the ratio of trainee/instructor and the ability and previous experience of the trainees. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements. Learners will need to hold a current driving license for all vehicles to be driven prior to the use of the snow plough and gritter

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