Wide Area Mowers (Winged Mower)

This course is designed for personnel who use or may need to use a Wide Area Mower (such as a Toro 5900) in the course of their employment. This one-day course provides students with the knowledge and skill to enable them to safely operate and maintain a Skid Steer ride on mower. The course details:

  • Mower operation
  • Mowing on sloping and hazardous terrain
  • Maintenance of Wide Area Mowers including; changing tyres, changing belts, blades and greasing
  • Changing the height of grass cut
  • Cleaning vs decontamination for weed control
  • Grass health
  • care for members of the public
  • dealing with traffic

National Competency Code

AHCMOM305 – Operate Specialised machinery and equipment


1 day


Introduction to ride on mower course

Class Size

A maximum of 10 students per class

Specific Course Requirements

Typically, clients will provide mowers for use on the course, if the training is to be held outside of Canberra, then access to mowers, a training facility and appropriate grass to mow will be required.

If you require us to provide mowers for use on the course this can be arranged with prior arrangement.


Competency is assessed by a theory examination and practical assessment

Course Award

At the completion of the course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment and pocket-sized laminated ticket that details the competencies they have been awarded.


It is proposed by the industry that the course be completed by all operators and that competency be reassessed every three years. This reassessment will be a one day course. This training is necessary for maintaining an employers obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act.


The cost for the 2-day course is $350
GST is not levied on Nationally Accredited training

Note: Funding is available for ACT Based candidates that qualify under the funding requirements of the ACT Training Fund Authority. Further details are available here:


Where courses are delivered outside of the ACT region travel and accommodation costs will be levied.


Keir Ramsey 0432 553 642
Email : keir.ramsey@lemketimbertraining.com.au
Website : www.lemketimbertraining.com.au

Location of Course

Canberra, ACT or on request we can travel to your location.

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