ATV Quad Bike Training

1 - 3 days depending on experience

What topics are covered on the ATV course?

There are a number of topics covered on the course including;

  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on Safe Practice
  • Health and safety laws
  • PUWER Regulations
  • Identify the risks associated with using a sit-astride ATV
  • Select and use appropriate PPE
  • Understand the main causes of accidents
  • Identify the controls and components
  • Understand the function of all instruments
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the Operator’s Manual
  • Start up and drive over a variety of terrain and ground conditions
  • Carry out a Risk Assessment and plan the route
  • Move and stop safely
  • Parking machine
  • Refuelling machine
  • Moving off on a hill
  • Operating on all types of terrain
  • Operate the Sit-astride ATV safely on a variety of slopes
  • Identify loading/towing capacities
  • Drive with loads and trailed equipment
  • Load and secure for transport on the road
  • Understand legal and practical requirements for travelling on the public road
  • Identify track profile and weight transfer
  • Load and unload machine from trailer

Is this course mostly practical?

Yes. The ATV training course is 90% practical based with a small percentage of the course conducted by a theory session. This ensures that as much time as possible is spent on the ATV putting into practice safe operating techniques and driving abilities.

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