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BAGMA training guide 2012

BAGMA industry specific technical training Training Guide

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British Agricultural & Garden Machinery Association

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BAGMA training guide 2012

The British Agricultural and Garden Machinery Association (BAGMA), is the dealer trade organisation that was first established in 1917 as the National Association of Agricultural Engineers and Implement Dealers and has progressed through the last ninety or so years becoming BAGMA in 1972. One of the main roles of BAGMA is to ensure that new people are drawn into the land based industry sector and that they have access to training and apprentice programmes to ensure that they are fully trained to meet the developing technology that our industry uses, enjoys and benefits from. Working closely with industry stakeholders, the HSE, dealers, manufacturers and other training industry bodies such as Lantra Awards, the Institute of Motor Industries, City & Guilds, NFU, NPTC and others, BAGMA offers a wide range of industry related training courses for the benefit of its own members and others. BAGMA can deliver its training courses using its own trainers, Corporate Trainers, manufacturers’ or suppliers’ training staff and through BAGMA approved Training and Assessment Centres. BAGMA will train other companies’ staff to deliver BAGMA training courses where appropriate.

Why choose BAGMA training courses? Training specifically tailored for your business • A wide choice of training, aimed at all levels of experience • A perfect balance of theoretical and practical challenges, applicable to the workplace • Cost effective

BAGMA works with respected industry partners • Ensures content is always current and industry specific • Benefit from expert trainers in their field • Industry standard accreditation

Flexible training there whenever you need it • Training courses available all year round • Multiple venues available throughout the UK • On site training - if you can’t come to us we can come to you

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“Using BAGMA as a preferred training supplier has enabled AGCO to further target specific specialist course requirements for our network. Their trainers’ skill sets, flexibility and understanding of the industry greatly benefits the valued partnership.” Richard Heald, Manager TAG & Training, AGCO Ltd


BAGMA training guide 2012

Training increases staff productivity for the long term

Contents Level 5 Diploma in Management

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LOLER Thorough Examination of Machinery and Equipment Serviceability 5 PUWER Thorough Examination of Machinery & Equipment Serviceability

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Operator Training 7 A/C Servicing & Refrigerant Handling Assessment

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Handover and Install Products and Services to Customers

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Brake Performance Testing of Mobile Work Equipment for Serviceability

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BAGMA training guide 2012

Level 5 Diploma in Management

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Duration: 24 day workshops

Course aims

BAGMA in conjunction with Coventry University has developed a Level 5 Diploma in Management from the Chartered Management Institute tailored for BAGMA members. The programme will draw upon your experiences and provide you with the leadership and management skills which are real and relevant to your work environment. Workshops are delivered at Coventry University Technology Park, Coventry.

The BAGMA Management Development Framework

The framework is made up of individual units taken from the Chartered Management Institute’s Management and Leadership (Level 5) programme. Each unit has a credit value which allows you to build up credits into national qualifications. The qualifications are: • Award in Management and Leadership - minimum of 6 credits • Certificate in Management and Leadership - minimum of 13 credits • Diploma in Management and Leadership - minimum of 62 credits The smallest unit in the Framework is made up of 6 credits which means that the successful completion of any one unit will provide you with an Award in Management and Leadership. Depending upon your professional development needs you can then build up your credit value to achieve either the Certificate or Diploma.

Course content & structure

To successfully complete any unit you will need to attend the workshops and submit assignments. All assignments will be work based and this means that anything learnt at the workshop can be applied to your work.

Objectives

On completion of the programme candidates will be able to: • Plan and manage resources • Target business to meet customer’s needs • Plan and manage change in the work place • Motivate and develop their staff • Improve the quality of service • Provide informative reports • Communicate to staff and stakeholders • Manage budgets

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* Option of IOSH certification


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LOLER Thorough Examination of Machinery and Equipment for Serviceability

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Duration: 1-4 days (depending on number of modules taken)

Course aims

To provide technicians with practical guidance in the Thorough Examination of Lifting Machines and Equipment Under Regulation (9) of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER 98) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) relevant legislation and areas of responsibility.

Who should attend? This course is aimed at those from a relevant engineering background with several years’ experience of agricultural, horticultural / plant machinery, intending to be nominated by a company or organisation as a competent person to carry out Thorough Examinations / Inspection of Mobile Work Equipment and Plant Equipment within that company or organisation.

Course content & structure

The course has both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on equipment and modules selected. 1. Relevant Health and Safety legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures and the Health and Safety implications of the Thorough Examinations Scheme 2. How to carry out a site specific risk assessment 3. Thorough Examination procedures: • Inspection methods • Recording inspections and certification • Thorough Examination of defect / weaknesses and complete reports on inspection

Course modules available • • • • • • • • • • •

LOLER Module 1, Industrial Lift Trucks LOLER Module 2, Telescopic Material Handlers LOLER Module 3, Rough Terrain Lift Trucks LOLER Module 4, Fore-end Loaders LOLER Module 5, Back Hoe Loader LOLER Module 6, Mobile/Agricultural Vehicle Brake Performance Testing LOLER Module 7, 360 ° Excavators LOLER Module 8, Mobile Work Platforms LOLER Module 9, Lorry Cranes LOLER Module 10, Lorry Tail Lifts Other modules are available upon request

Objectives

Candidates will gain an understanding of all aspects of the Thorough Examination procedures and related legislation and will be able to conduct Thorough Examinations and complete the required report and risk assessment forms. Candidates will be continually assessed to meet the requirements of the scheme through the BAGMA/CFTS accreditation process.

For costs, site specific requirements and equipment required for training please call: 01295 713344 or visit www.bagma.com/training

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PUWER Thorough Examination of Machinery and Equipment for Serviceability

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Duration: 1-3 days (depending on number of modules taken)

Course aims

To provide technicians with practical guidance in the Thorough Examination of Mobile Work Equipment Under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) and the relevant legislation and areas of responsibility.

Who should attend? This course is aimed at those from a relevant engineering background with several years’ experience of agricultural, horticultural / plant machinery, intending to be nominated by a company or organisation as a competent person to carry out Thorough Examinations / Inspection of Mobile Work Equipment and Plant Equipment within that company or organisation.

Objectives

Candidates will gain an understanding of all aspects of the Thorough Examination procedures and related legislation and will be able to conduct Thorough Examinations and complete the required report and risk assessment forms. Candidates will be continually assessed to meet the requirements of the scheme through BAGMA GN100-2005 and the BAGMA accreditation process.

Course content & structure The course has both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on a tractor, professional mower or hand held power equipment. 1. Relevant Health and Safety legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures and the Health and Safety implications of the Thorough Examinations Scheme 2. How to carry out a site specific risk assessment 3. Thorough Examination procedures: • Inspection methods

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Recording inspections and certification Thorough Examination of defect / weaknesses and complete reports on Inspection on: PUWER Module 1, Agricultural tractors PUWER Module 2, Professional ride on mowers PUWER Module 3, Sit in / astride utility vehicles PUWER Module 4, Brake testing procedures PUWER Module 5, Agricultural trailer testing & brake performance testing

For costs, site specific requirements and equipment required for training please call: 01295 713344 or visit www.bagma.com/training


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Operator Training

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Duration: 1-5 days

Course aims

The aim of the course is to provide operators, both new and experienced, with an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment in order to reduce the likelihood of an accident occurring. Operator training is a legal requirement.

Who should attend? Suitable for all machinery operators, both novice and experienced drivers in agricultural, amenity, forestry, industrial and horticulture industries.

Course content & structure The course has both practical and theoretical sessions, the practical work will be carried out on the equipment and modules selected. • Identify the risks associated with the use of Ride-on/Pedestrian mowers • Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) • Identify and understand the function of all instruments & controls • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operators manual

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Carry out pre-start checks Identify and report any faults Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner • Perform after-use maintenance • Understand legal and practical requirements for travelling on a public road • Load and transport the machines safely (if appropriate)

Courses available Tractor Driving & Maintenance Courses • Tractor Driving • Tractor Driving on Slopes (Full range of equipment) • Tractor Driving on Slopes (Limited range of equipment) • Non-assessed • Farm Vehicles on the Road • Tractor Maintenance (Novices) • Tractor Maintenance (with Some Experience) • Tractor Driving - Front End Loader Grounds Care • Ride on Mowers – Cylinder • Ride on Mowers - Rotary and Flail • Pedestrian Mowers - Cylinder • Pedestrian Mowers - Rotary and Flail • Ride on and Pedestrian Operated Mowers - all categories • Ride On Mowers - Rotary and Cylinder • Pedestrian Mowers - Rotary and Cylinder

Operator training in partnership with Cutting Edge

For costs, site specific requirements and equipment required for training please call: 01295 713344 or visit www.bagma.com/training

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BAGMA training guide 2012

A/C Servicing & Refrigerant Handling Assessment

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Duration: 1 & 2 day courses

Course aims

To give attendees the technical and practical knowledge required to ensure competence whilst handling refrigerant and servicing on Mobile Air Conditioning systems (MAC). This course is designed to cover safe recovery & refilling of MAC systems, requirements of Commission Regulation 307/2008, EC Regulation 842/2006 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases (the F gas Regulation).

Who should attend? The two day course is designed for technicians, new to MAC systems. One day courses are for experienced technicians within the agricultural dealer network and who need to be trained and assessed to meet new EC regulations on refrigerant handling of certain fluorinated gases.

Course content & structure The courses have both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on a MAC system; either a tractor or car depending on customer requirements 1 day course: • Introduction to air conditioning • Operation of air conditioning system • Basic processes • HFC 134a properties and environmental impact • Common recovery procedures for FGG • Overview of key skills • Regulations & legislation, service equipment and service procedures, including practical City & Guilds assessment • Refrigerant Handling

Course certification

The performance of each student is monitored throughout the course, with a practical/multi-choice theory assessment on the last day as set by City & Guilds. Providing the student reaches the required standard a certificate will be awarded for: • City & Guilds 7543 Certificate in Mobile Air Conditioning Systems: 001 – Refrigerant Handling for Mobile A/C Systems 002 – Basic Mobile Air Conditioning principals (Testing and Servicing Mobile A/C Systems)

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2 day course: Includes course contents as day 1 • Functions of air conditioning system, basic processes, pressures, refrigeration cycle and systems • Configurations, refrigerant state & condition • Lubrication, electrical system, refrigerants, alternative refrigerants, ozone layer & the greenhouse effect • Testing and servicing of A/C systems The course has both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on a MAC system, either a tractor or car depending on customer requirements.

“The BAGMA training we had for Air Conditioning certification was very dealer friendly and cost effective as it was carried out on our own premises and saved us travelling to another venue” John Wiffen of Ellis Dawe and Son Ltd.

For costs, site specific requirements and equipment required for training please call: 01295 713344 or visit www.bagma.com/training


BAGMA training guide 2012

Handover and Install Products and Services to Customers

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Duration: 1 day

Course aims

To provide dealer staff with practical guidance in the relevant legislation, areas of responsibility, methods, recording, reports for Installation of products and services. Delegates will be continually assessed for accreditation under the BAGMA Installation scheme developed in conjunction with the Health & Safety Executive.

Who should attend? This course is aimed at those from a relevant machinery/sales background with several years’ experience of agricultural/ horticultural machinery/equipment, intending to carry out Installation and familiarisation of new, second hand or hire machinery/equipment within that company or organisation.

Course content & structure The course has both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on a tractor, professional mower or hand held power equipment. Course content will cover a number of aspects including: 1. Health and Safety legislation and procedures 2. How to carry out site specific risk assessments 3. All aspects of the Installation process 4. How to carry out an installation using a systematic process 5. The importance of the operator’s handbook to accompany each machine

Objectives

The course has both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on a tractor, professional mower or hand held power equipment. Course content will cover a number of aspects including: 1. Health and Safety legislation and procedures 2. How to carry out site specific risk assessments 3. All aspects of the Installation process 4. How to carry out an installation using a systematic process 5. The importance of the operator’s handbook to accompany each machine

Installation training taking place at Reekie, Scotland

For costs, site specific requirements and equipment required for training please call: 01295 713344 or visit www.bagma.com/training

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Brake Performance Testing of Mobile Work Equipment for Serviceability (Air & Hydraulic System)

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Duration: Two 1 day (can be combined into 1 day on request)

Course aims

To provide technicians with practical guidance in the brake Performance Testing of Mobile Work Equipment and Agricultural Trailers (air and hydraulic braking systems), Under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) Regulation 6(2) and the relevant legislation, areas of responsibility, brake performance testing procedures, methods, recording, and reports.

Who should attend? This course is aimed at those from a relevant engineering background with several years’ experience of agricultural, horticultural/plant machinery, intending to be nominated by a company or organisation as a competent person to carry out brake performance testing of Mobile Work Equipment, Agricultural Trailers and Plant Equipment within that company or organisation.

Course content & structure 1. Relevant Health and Safety legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures and the Health and Safety implications of Brake Performance Testing as part of BAGMA Thorough Examinations Scheme 2. Brake performance testing procedures: • Testing methods • Recording testing and certification

3. Defect / weaknesses and complete reports on testing on: • PUWER Module Mobile/Agricultural Vehicle Brake Performance Testing • PUWER Module agricultural trailer brake performance testing (air and hydraulic systems) The course has both practical and theoretical sessions; the practical work will be carried out on an agricultural tractor and agricultural trailer (air and hydraulic braking systems).

BAGMA Trainer Adam Wyatt

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For costs, site specific requirements and equipment required for training please call: 01295 713344 or visit www.bagma.com/training


BAGMA training guide 2012

BAGMA approved trainers BAGMA provides training courses for dealer staff in several different areas to recognised standards. Qualifying candidates will be provided with a BAGMA certificate on successful completion of training and a photo ID card with details of their training qualification. BAGMA hold a register of trained dealer staff and the companies they work for.

Corporate instructors BAGMA is a Lantra Awards Training Provider (www.lantra-awards.co.uk) and BAGMA corporate instructors offer operator training and assessment through a network of quality assured training providers and instructors. BAGMA corporate instructors offer a wide range of quality training programmes, ensuring that mowing equipment, tractors and ATVs are being used correctly and safely. Many courses offered provide a training assessment, and candidates and employers can achieve standards that meet the requirements and legal obligations of the Heath and Safety at Work Act.

Apprenticeships BAGMA works with industry partners, colleges and other training providers to encourage apprentices to join industry and to support them and the various training establishments that provide apprentice training through work based and centre based programmes in the agricultural, ground care and garden machinery industry. For more information visit www.bagma.com/apprenticeships

“BAGMA is a recognised National Awarding Body for this sort of qualification and we are delighted to work with them, delivering and developing training programmes to suit our dealer network and raising standards across the wider industry�. Ian Mitchell, Training Manager, Cutting Edge Training (a division of Ransomes Jacobsen)

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BAGMA training guide 2012

BAGMA Brake Testing Seminar for AGCO Level 3 apprentices at Warwickshire College

British Agricultural and Machinery Association Middleton House, 2 Main Road Middleton Cheney, Banbury, OX17 2TN Tel: +44 (0) 1295 713344 Fax: +44 (0) 1295 711665 Email: info@bagma.com

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