Pendersons Group

Small Tools

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to operate various items of Small Plant and Tools as part of their duties.


On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Undertake inspection and pre-start checks
  • Perform starting and stopping procedures
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the tool
  • Change abrasive wheels for a disc cutter
  • State how to deal with defective equipment
  • State the safety requirements for the refuelling of a Small Plant


The course covers a range of plant and tools including the following:

  • Over view of Health & Safety Regulations
  • Air Compressor
  • Disc Cutter
  • Disc Cutter (hand held)
  • Petrol Generator
  • Diesel Generator
  • Kango Ballast Packer
  • Impact Wrench
  • Cembre Rail Drill
  • Stimmer/Brush Cutter
  • Corded Drill
  • Cordless Drill
  • Cable Avoidance Tool and Genny

Learning Approach

Classroom session with demonstrations and practical exercises. Individual practical and theory based assessments taken on completion of course.


Better knowledge and understanding of how to use the equipment and an opportunity to work in a risk free environment.