ATV (Quad)

This one day ATV (Quad) Training Course  is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to operate an All Terrain Vehicle (quad) in a competent and safe manner.  

Who This Course is for

  • This course is for anyone who use ATV in connection with their work. This includes novices and experienced operators who require a refresher to update their skills. In all cases, they must achieve the standard necessary for certification.
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Course Content:

ATV (Quad) – All Terrain Vehicle Course Content:

  1. Machine Safety and the Law
  2. About Sit-Astride All Terrain Vehicles
  3. What is a Sit-Astride ATV?
  4. Transmissions
  5. Traction and Tyres
  6. Common Causes of Accidents
  7. Vehicle Inspection and Routine Checks
  8. Start-up Procedure and Riding Techniques
  9. Riding on Diverse Terrain
  10. Failed Hill Climb Procedures
  11. Carrying Loads and Trailed Equipment
  12. Auxiliary Equipment
  13. Transportation

Course Duration

This is a full-day course.

Training Times: 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Participants will be asked to carry out an Assessment followed by a theory test during the course.

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training. 

It is recommended that participants undergo a Refresher Course every five years.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the Learner will be able 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 (PPE)
  • Understand the main causes of accidents
  • Identify the controls and components
  • Understand the functions of all the instruments
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the manufacturer’s operator’s manual (MOM)
  • Carry out appropriate pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Carry out an onsite risk assessment and plan the route
  • Identify loading and towing capacities
  • Operate the ATV safely on a variety of:  slopes and terrain, carry out a failed hill climb, demonstrate active riding, ride with loads and/or trailed equipment
  • Load and secure vehicles for transport on the road