Sit Astride All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) or Quad Bike

Who is this course for?

  • Both novice and experienced riders
  • Those required to use an ATV in the course of their employment or for leisure
  • Those who would like their skills to be verified with certification

What are the course objectives?

  • Comply with all legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice
  • Identify the risks associated with using an ATV
  • Select appropriate PPE
  • Identify the controls and components
  • Understand the function of all instruments
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator’s manual
  • Carry out appropriate pre-start checks
  • Identify and report any faults
  • Start up and ride over a variety of terrain and ground conditions
  • Carry out an ‘Emergency Stop’ without locking the wheels
  • Carry out a failed hill climb
  • Operate the ATV on appropriate slopes
  • Identify loading/towing capacities
  • Secure a suitable load and drive over appropriate terrain
  • Safely hitch a trailer or trailed implement and manoeuvre through a defined course
  • Perform ‘after use’ maintenance
  • Understand legal and practical requirements for travelling on the public road

How long is the course?

Two days – novice operator
One day – experienced operator (with prior certificate of basic training or signed experience operator declaration form)

What qualification does it give?

Lantra Awards Certificate
National Plant Operators Registration Scheme Certificate
City & Guilds NPTC Certificate

How much does it cost?

£150 plus VAT plus £30 Lantra Registration and Assessment fee plus VAT