Safe use of a stumpgrinder (0020-54)

Gaining this qualification proves that you can prepare, operate and maintain a stump grinder in a competent and professional manner.

The training and assessment is divided into three compulsory units:

  1. Prepare the stump grinder for operation
  2. Operate the stump grinder
  3. Maintain the stump grinder

1 day training followed by assessment at a later date.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16 years or over and be physically fit and able to complete the tasks involved

Candidate must provide their own PPE.

Skills & Knowledge Assessed
  • Current legislation relating to movement of a machine on a public highway
  • Legal and safety requirements
  • Pre-start checks
  • Statutory guard requirements
  • Fuel storage and transportation
  • Safe lifting and handling requirements
  • Suitability of machine for the task and machine adjustments
  • Check output against specification
  • Cleaning and storage
  • Completion of appropriate documentation
  • Identification of hazards and erecting barriers/signs to safeguard the public.

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