Operator Training – Utility Vehicle (ATV) – Sit-astride
Course Information  
Endorsement Cutting Edge Training, City & Guilds NPTC or Lantra Awards

1-2 Days (depending on experience)
[Plus independent assessment (approx 1½ hours), as required]

Cost POA
Location Ipswich (or at your location on dates to suit you) **
Date & Time Please contact us to discuss
Max No of Delegates 4 or 6 (depending on Endorsement Body selected)

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate will be up to date and properly equipped with the knowledge, skills and resources to be able to operate sit-in ATV’s in a Safe and Productive way (and for a successful assessment, as required).

Course Content

    • Identify the risks associated with the use of sit-astride ATV’s, as well as hazards specific to the site and task
    • Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
    • Identify and understand the function of all instruments, controls and safety decals
    • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operators manual
    • Carry out pre-start checks
    • Identify and report any faults
    • Assessing terrain and manoeuvring procedures
    • Start up and drive over a variety of terrain and ground conditions
    • Carry out ‘failed hill’ climb
    • Identify loading/towing capacities
    • Drive with loads and/or trailed equipment, as well as reversing and parking
    • Load and secure for transport on the road (if appropriate)
    • Legal & practical requirements for travelling on the public road
    • Perform cleaning and post-operation inspection and maintenance
    • Safe refuelling & procedures with flammable liquids
    • Assessment - as required, approximately 1½  hour of assessment to show:
      • Safe preparation, operation & handling of the sit-astride ATV
      • Selection & safe use of personal protective equipment
      • Operating and complying with legal requirements
    Who should attend?

    Suited for anyone to whom the regulations apply; anyone required to operate a Sit-astride ATV as part of their work. This would include novice and experienced operators who require certification on their skills updating.

**Also available at your location on dates to suit you. Please contact us to discuss.