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Multihog Operator Basic Training

Introduction

The LANTRA accredited Multihog Vehicle Operator Basic training programme as been designed to give trainees the appropriate skills and associated knowledge required to safely operate a Multihog vehicle.

Overview in brief

The LANTRA accredited Operator Training programme has been designed to give Novice operators the basic practical skills and associated knowledge required to safely operate the machine & and a very short induction into its attachments. The training programme also gives the operator awareness of potential risks and hazards associated when operating the vehicles & attachments in a working environment.

The finer details

The attendees of this programme will be trained & given the opportunity to gain a small amount of experience in the following areas

  • The applications of the Multihog vehicle under normal working conditions, covering simple tasks of all the equipment operations
  • Experiencing and Knowledge of all the equipment manoeuvrability
  • Instruction as to the daily care of vehicle.
  • Becoming familiar with the correct loading & unloading of the attachments onto the Multihog Vehicle.
  • Gaining a small amount of experience into the best usage of the Multihog vehicle.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is required to operate the Multihog range of vehicles or anyone involved with maintaining the equipment and/or changing the vehicles attachments.

What will be covered?

The Multihog MH90 & MX Range Training Programme which has been accredited by LANTRA has been designed specifically for the Multihog Vehicle operators and focuses on

  • The safe operations of the Multihog Vehicle.
  • The operation of the vehicle & the interface with its attachments.
  • Daily operator checks for the MH90 machine & its attachments
  • Set up & use (including some practical training) of all attachments purchased with the MH90 machine.

Multihog Operator Refresher Training

Introduction

The LANTRA accredited Multihog Vehicle Operator Refresher training programme is in place to refresh the knowledge of currently certificated Multihog Operators.

Overview in brief

The LANTRA accredited Operator Refresher programme has been designed to refresh both the practical & theoretical knowledge of your previously trained operators. With the speed of technology innovations & the improvement/upgrading of Health & Safety law, it is important that Operators keep pace with the changes & updates to keep them safe & productive.

The finer details

The attendees of this programme will be refreshed in the safe operating of the Multihog vehicle & attachments (both theoretically & practically) & given the opportunity to refresh their operating skills on the vehicle & its attachments

  • The applications of the Multihog vehicle under normal working conditions.
  • Refresh their knowledge of all the equipment manoeuvrability.
  • Gain further instruction as to the daily care of vehicle.
  • Gain more experience into the best usage of the Multihog vehicle.

Who should attend?

Anyone who has previously gained LANTRA accreditation in the Basic Operation of the Multihog Vehicle & its attachments. (within the previous 3 years) and who currently holds a full UK driving Licence.

What will be covered?

The Multihog MH90 & MX Range Training Programme which has been accredited by LANTRA has been designed specifically for the Multihog Vehicle operators and focuses on

  • The safe operations of the Multihog vehicle.
  • The operation of the vehicle & the interface with its attachments.
  • Daily operator checks for the MH90 machine & its attachments
  • Set up & use (including some practical training) of all attachments purchased with the MH90 machine.

Multihog Operator Train the Trainer Training

Introduction

The LANTRA accredited Train the Trainer programme (also known as Instructor training) has been designed to give experienced Multihog operators the skills and associated knowledge required to deliver the Train the Trainer training programme.

Overview in brief

The Multihog vehicle range accredited Instructor Training programme has been designed to give LANTRA accredited Operators the skills and associated knowledge required to train novice/potential Multihog vehicle operators as to the safe operations of the Multihog vehicle & its attachments and makes them aware of the potential risks and hazards associated when operating the Multihog in a working environment.

The finer details

On conclusion of the training the trainee’s will have gained the knowledge and understanding of how to instruct novice operators to comply with the relevant legislation and official guidance in relation to the Multihog vehicle INCLUDING

  • Health and Safety at work act (HASAWA)
  • PPE in the workplace
  • PUWER Regulations / ACOPS
  • Train the Trainer Techniques including the following subject areas:
    • Defining trainer’s role and responsibilities
    • Understand how people learn and behavioral changes
    • Preparation to conduct an effective training session
  • Testing Basic Operating skills including
    • Multihog vehicle instruments
    • Pre-use checks and reporting of defects
    • Safe operation of the Multihog vehicle and emergencies
    • Maneuver in restricted areas
  • Introduction and instruction into lesson plans.
  • Preparation to conduct an effective training session
  • Importance of the review and the course effectiveness, feedback and motivation
  • Feedback and evaluation on lessons to be given by instructor

Learners to prepare lesson plan for theory session to be prepared by themselves ready to present on the next day session.

Who should attend?

People who want to (or the business wants them to) train others for an “In House” qualification to safely operate the Multihog & its attachments.

What will be covered?

As well as undergoing a review of how to safely operate the Multihog vehicle, the trainees will be given a basic understanding as to how to train others to safely operate the vehicle. The course includes a more in-depth & greater understanding of the Health & Safety requirements and the Operators roles & responsibilities. They will gain a brief understanding and techniques on how to

  • Understand how people learn and behavioral changes
  • Preparation to conduct an effective training session
  • Introduction and instruction into lesson plans.
  • Preparation to conduct an effective training session
  • Importance of the review and the course effectiveness, feedback and motivation
  • Feedback and evaluation on lessons to be given by instructor

Multihog Operator Familiarisation Programme

**It must be noted that this is not a training course and carries no qualification. This programme is designed to give practical instruction only. The instructor will not be delivering any Health & Safety knowledge or Safe Operating practices. Multevo also strongly advise that all who attend this Familiarisation programme should have previously gained the LANTRA Multihog Operator Basic certification **

Introduction

The Multihog Familiarisation programme has been designed to give operators some instruction on the best ways to operate a Multihog vehicle & its attachments.

Overview in brief

The Familiarisation programme has been designed to give operators (previously qualified to LANTRA Multihog Operator Basic programme standards) the basic practical skills required to operate the machine & its attachments in a working environment.

The finer details

The attendees of this programme will be instructed in the following areas

  • The applications of the Multihog vehicle under normal working conditions.
  • The knowledge and experience (dependant on the length of the programme which is requested by the customer) of the equipment manoeuvrability & productivity.
  • Instruction as to the daily care of vehicle.
  • Becoming familiar with the correct loading & unloading of the attachments onto the Multihog Vehicle.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is required to operate the Multihog range of vehicles or anyone involved with maintaining the equipment and/or changing the vehicles attachments.

What will be covered?

  • How to make the best use of the Multihog vehicle & its attachments
  • Instruction on how to best operate the Multihog Vehicle & its attachments.
  • The operation of the vehicle & the interface with its attachments.
  • Daily operator checks for the MH90 machine & its attachments
  • Set up & use (including some practical training) of all attachments purchased with the MH90 machine.

Combi-Tractor Mower Training

Introduction

Master the twin skills of our Multihog and mower combination course

Overview in brief

Both tractor and mower are essential pieces of equipment, used across horticultural and landscape businesses.

As with all machinery operating and looking after a combi tractor mower safely and efficiently is absolutely vital.

Our course will help hone your existing skills, or it’s great if you are starting from scratch.

The finer details

This is an integrated training and assessment course. You will receive a certificate of training once it your trainee has successfully completed the course.

Our training will suit you if you are currently using Multihog/tractor and mower combinations. Our instructor will guide you through the theory, so you have an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment.

Then it will be time to get behind the wheel and use your theory skills to use the machinery safely and with confidence. Basic operations and checks will be covered, as will both working on slopes and level ground, using different cutting mechanisms and driving on the road.

Course sessions:

  • Legislation
  • Accident causes
  • General safety code
  • Risk assessment
  • Daily and pre-use checks
  • Starting and stopping
  • Safe methods of operation
  • Working on slopes
  • Types of cutting mechanisms
  • Controls and instruments
  • Warning signs
  • Transportation
  • Driving on the road.

Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for both novices and more practised users. As a result, it can last from one to five days, it all depends on your experience.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the main causes of accidents involving tractors and mowers
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of tractors and mowers
  • Elect appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identify and understand the function of all instruments and controls
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator’s handbook
  • Carry out pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Perform after-use maintenance
  • Be aware of different cutting mechanisms available
  • Set up and adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard
  • Understand requirements for travelling on the public highway
  • Be able to load and transport the machine (if appropriate)
  • Recognise the safe working environment for tractor and mower combinations on typical ground surface conditions
  • Assess the suitability of any ground before driving over it
  • Perform adjustments to a tractor and mower combination to increase its safety
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner on varied terrain suitable to the equipment used.

Patch Planer Familiarisation Programme

**It must be noted that this is not a training course and carries no qualification. This programme is designed to give practical instruction only. The instructor will not be delivering any Health & Safety knowledge or Safe Operating practices. Multevo also strongly advise that all who attend this Familiarisation programme should have previously gained the LANTRA Multihog Operator Basic certification **

Introduction

The Patch Planer Familiarisation programme has been designed to give operators some instruction on the best ways to operate a Multihog vehicle & along with the Patch Planer.

Overview in brief

The Familiarisation programme has been designed to give operators (previously qualified to LANTRA Multihog Operator Basic programme standards) the basic practical skills required to operate the machine & Patch Planer in a working environment.

The finer details

The attendees of this programme will be instructed in the following areas

  • The applications of the Multihog vehicle & Patch Planer under normal working conditions.
  • The knowledge and experience (dependant on the length of the programme which is requested by the customer) of the Patch Planer manoeuvrability & productivity.
  • Instruction as to the daily care of the vehicle & Planer.
  • Becoming familiar with the correct loading & unloading of the attachments onto the Multihog Vehicle.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is required to operate the Multihog range of vehicles or anyone involved with maintaining the equipment and/or changing the vehicles attachments.

What will be covered?

  • How to make the best use of the Multihog vehicle & Patch Planer
  • Instruction on how to best operate the Multihog Vehicle & Patch Planer
  • The operation of the vehicle & the interface with the Patch Planer.
  • Daily operator checks for the MH90 machine & the Patch Planer
  • Practical instruction on how to set up & use the Multihog & Patch Planer

Arm Mounted Cutting Equipment Training

Overview in brief

Attachments such as the arm-mounted cutter give tractors an unrivalled versatility when it comes to rural work.

Without proper training, incorrect use of cutting equipment can lead to accidents.

Our course will teach you how to operate this useful tool safely and competently.

Novices will be able to develop their skills, while more experienced users can hone their techniques.

The finer details

This is an integrated training and assessment course. The successful trainee will receive a certificate of training upon completion. Our experienced instructors will ensure you can use both the tractor and the cutting equipment with confidence. You’ll learn the theory behind the equipment and its safe use and once you’ve been taught the pre-operational checks, you’ll gain vital practical experience.

Course sessions:

  • General safety when using an arm-mounted cutter
  • The cutter
  • Pre-use checks
  • Roadside working
  • Practical operation of the arm-mounted cutter.

Course Duration

Our course will last at least a day and possibly longer, depending on the level of your experience. You will also need to be either an experienced tractor user or have attended a tractor-driving course.

Who should attend?

Our course is suitable for both new and experienced users of cutting equipment. You’ll either be an experienced tractor driver or have attended a tractor driving course.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice
  • Select the appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Inspect the work area for Health and Safety and Environmental concerns
  • Identify and understand the controls and components of the equipment
  • Carry out pre-start and daily checks and maintenance as indicated in the manufacturer’s instruction manual
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of flail cutters
  • Safely start, stop and check all mechanisms for the tractor and cutters
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner
  • Drive and operate the hydraulic controls to achieve an accurate cut
  • Understand the stability factors associated with the use of side mounted equipment
  • Put in place any signs or warnings to achieve a safe working environment (if required)
  • Understand the added dangers of operating on the highway and in public areas
  • Carry out after-use checks and maintenance.

Winter Maintenance (up to 7.5 tonnes) Training

Overview in brief

Winter maintenance plays a crucial role in our everyday lives. Not only does it ensure we avoid disruption but it also keeps us safe and on the move. However, with this role comes great responsibility. Our dedicated two-day winter maintenance course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to operate machines safely and effectively.

The finer details

This is an integrated training and assessment course. Understanding all the relevant regulation and safety requirements is key. You’ll be taught the need for the correct protective clothing and how best to maintain a safe working environment.

A certificate of competence will be awarded once you complete the course. Course sessions:

  • Health and Safety/Legislation
  • Hazards and Hypothermia
  • Substances and Alternatives
  • Methods of Application and Snow Clearance
  • Working Safely
  • Practical Operation

Course Duration

Our course will last at least 2 days.

Who should attend?

Anyone who needs to carry out Winter Maintenance tasks. You will need to be an experienced vehicle operator with the necessary licences & qualifications/certifications if you will be using any type of vehicle to complete the winter maintenance tasks. If you will be using hand held equipment then anyone can attend.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you’ll:

  • Be able to develop your career by carrying out Gritting/salting/Brine Spraying & Snow Ploughing
  • Work safely, effectively and efficiently, reducing risks to yourself and others
  • Have the knowledge and practical skills to carry out winter maintenance and ice clearance safely and effectively.

Multihog Vehicle Checks & Basic Engineering Training

Introduction

Multevo’ s Multihog Vehicle Checks & Basic Engineering training course has been designed to give skilled vehicle maintenance engineers/mechanics the appropriate skills and associated knowledge to be able to maintain the Multihog vehicle and to carry out basic fault finding.

Overview in brief

The Multihog Vehicle Checks & Basic Engineering Training programme has been designed to give skilled vehicle maintenance engineers/mechanics basic practical skills and associated knowledge required to find and repair minor faults and give onsite assistance to a remote Multevo Engineer to aide in diagnosing more major faults with the vehicle.

The finer details

The attendees of this training will be trained & given the opportunity to gain a small amount of experience in the following areas

  • Drive Train
  • Electrical System
  • Hydraulic System
  • Areas of wear and routine maintenance
  • Vehicle Diagnostics
  • Attachment Diagnostics
  • Routine maintenance required to comply with current emission regulations

Who should attend?

Anyone who is required to carry out the periodic checks & carry out basic maintenance to ensure that the vehicle is safe to operate and/or anyone who wants to be involved with basic fault finding & trouble shooting

What will be covered?

The Multihog Vehicle Checks & Basic Engineering Training Programme has been designed specifically for the Multihog Vehicle maintenance engineers and will cover

  • 100% of the training time will be spent at the Multihog Vehicle
  • How to carry out periodic checks
  • An outline of the main trouble shooting points
  • Simple “how to” techniques for the areas outlined in the Finer Detail
  • Processes & procedures for Breakdown
  • Vehicle Recovery techniques