Small Power Tools

Safety Course



This course is designed for the operator who requires theoretical and practical instruction at basic level, in operating small power tools in a construction / industrial environment.

It is also applicable to those experienced operators who require refresher training.



Course content:

• Understand the hazards involved in using small power tools and controlling the risks.

• Understand the legal requirements involved in the use of such tools.

• Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of controls and gauges.

• Select appropriate PPE and wear correctly.

• How to carry out all pre-use and running checks.

• Select appropriate PPE and wear correctly.

• Prepare the tools, accessories and work area for operations.

• Use the tools in accordance with manufactures instructions.

• Correctly shut down and remove accessories/attachments

• Clean and/or re-fuel as required.

• Stow the equipment in an out of service condition.

Duration: The duration of the course is 1 day for the novice operator and 1/2 day for a refresher dependent on experience with a maximum training ratio of 6 students to 1 instructor. (See Training Info).

Venue: Can be carried out at our training school in Eastleigh or at an employer’s premises. (See training Info).

Assessment: At the end of the course students will undergo a formal written test on all theoretical subjects covered and a practical assessment on their basic skills.

Accreditation: LETS certificate

Cost: Dependant on course duration and attendees.

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