B.E.S.T. in Horticulture Ltd

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Certificates of Competence

Often required to ensure compliance with legal or insurance requirements.

Certificates of Competence (COC’s) are also valuable in training operatives in additional skills ensuring that the workforce is flexible and able to respond quickly to unforeseen operational changes. A few more enlightened employers have used them not only to meet legislative requirements but successfully as part of a Continual Professional Development (CPD) programme linked to pay scale increments.

  • Certificate in Manual Handling (Operator)
    Level 1

  • Award in Safe Use of Pesticides (Foundation)
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Pesticides (Hand Held Application)
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Abrasive Wheel Machines
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Hedge Trimmers
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Brush Cutter / Trimmer
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Pedestrian Mowers
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Pedestrian Cultivators
    Level 2

  • Award in Tractor Operations
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Ride on Mowers
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Plant Machinery (360 Excavators)
    Level 2

  • Award in Safe Use of Dumper Trucks
    Level 2

RHS Practical courses: Level 2  Ryton (Friday am ) three places; (Saturday pm) one place, and one in February; Level 2 North Moreton (Thursdays) course full, next places Sept 2015. For Level 3 Practical we have some places at both centres starting Jan.

NEW at Ryton in March: 'Propagation through the Year', a series of masterclasses in plant propagation techniques; at North Moreton: fruit pruning workshop in Wednesday 21January; short course on garden design  running again in 2015.  ENQUIRIES: use the CONTACT US  link above or call 07544 512501.