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Mowers: Pedestrian & Ride-on (Lantra)

This course will build your skills and knowledge of using different types of mowers, such as reciprocating, flail, cylinder and rotary. The course is ideal if you use lawnmowers on municipal ground and large areas, as well as gardening and landscaping.


Course content

You will study the following topics:

  • Safe working practices
  • Risk assessment
  • Machine selection
  • Driving safely on slopes.

Additional information

To take part in this course you must bring PPE (personal protective equipment) and other tools and equipment as listed on the joining instructions. You can also view the PPE and tools list here. These will be emailed to you a few weeks before the course is due to start – please contact us to confirm you have the required items.

Course information & how to apply/book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 10/06/2016 Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College B546S3 Course in progress
1 day 09/06/2017 Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College B546S3 Course in progress

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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