Sit Astride All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) courses – (Novice 1 and 2 day and Experienced Courses)
Who is the course designed for?
Our sit astride ATV – including loads and trailed equipment courses are for anyone who uses a sit astride ATV as part of their work. There are one and two day courses for novices, however if you are a complete novice you may need three days. There is also a one day course for experienced users.
To enable course members to:
- Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice.
- Identify the risks associated with using a sit-astride ATV.
- Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment.
- Understand the main causes of accidents.
- Identify the controls and components.
- Understand the function of all instruments.
- Carry out appropriate pre-start checks.
- Identify and report any faults.
- Start up and drive over a variety of terrain and ground conditions.
- Carry out a ‘failed hill’ climb (full course only).
- Carry out a risk assessment and plan the route.
- Operate the sit-in ATV safely on a variety of slopes and terrain (full course only).
- Identify loading/towing capacities.
- Drive with loads and trailed equipment (full course).
- Load and secure for transport on the road (if appropriate).
- Understand legal and practical requirements for travelling on the public road.
- Identify track profile and weight transfer.
- Load and unload machine from trailer/lorry.
Cost: P.O.A – we deliver these as bespoke courses and can provide a quote to suit your specific requirements.
Pass rates: We achieve 96% pass rates on Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting courses.
Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max 1:2,4 and 6 depending on course selected.
For full award and assessment details download the course pdf below: