The sit in ATV training Course from H&W is suitable for candidates who use, or will be using, an all terrain vehicle (ATV) that is tracked or multi-wheeled. The course caters for both novices and experienced operators who simply require a skills refresher with certification.
Sit-in ATV’s whether skid steer tracked or wheeled, are very versatile vehicles making them an effective and flexible business tool. However, even the most experiences ATV drivers can find themselves in dangerous situations and without proper training, serious accidents can happen. The course can be either 1 or 2 days, depending on experience. ATV hire is available at an extra charge, please contact us for details.
Our Sit-in ATV course has experienced instructors who are there to guide you through training and to make sure you are able to use the ATV safely and with confidence, and that the key fundamentals of driving, loading and Health and Safety are covered. The course involves:
- Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on Safe Practice
- Identify the risks associated with using a sit-in ATV Select and use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (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 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
2 days training | 1 days assessment
£260.00 + Vat per person
Hire charges for atv will be added if cant be provided.
- Modern Apprenticeships (MA) – working for you from day one apprentices gain the skills you need to increase productivity. SDS will make a contribution to training costs and a learning provider can organise the training for you if required.
- Employer Recruitment Incentive (ERI) – employers get an incentive of up to £2,000 –depending on criteria – to take on a Modern Apprentice who has had a barrier to employment in the past or is unemployed.
- Flexible Training Opportunities (FTO) – businesses with existing staff of up to 150 employees can get up to 50% of training costs reimbursed up to a maximum of £5000 for 10 training episodes. FTOs aim to help smaller firms weather the recession.
- Low Carbon Skills Fund – Businesses who train their staff in carbon reduction and energy efficiency, can access up to £500 each towards a maximum of 25 training experiences
NPTC assessment is available for all candidates if required.