The aim of the course is to develop your knowledge and technical skills in order to meet the safety, legislative and industry demands that go along with working with land-based machines and equipment.
It covers engine technologies and systems and develops maintenance and repair skills, as well as introducing you to the machinery you'd use in ground and grass care.
It also provides some general skills you'll be able to take into any work environment, like health and safety knowledge and communications.
A blend of hands-on learning, real-life work experience and classroom teaching gives you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to find work in the land-based sector or to develop your career.
Over the duration of the 33 weeks, you will enjoy a challenging and innovative course.
This is a course where you will need prove a high level of determination, motivation and a drive to succeed from the beginning to end. You will be expected to work to deadlines like those you will face in industry. You will work along with a teaching team that are hugely experienced in their field, all coming from an industry background.
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