If used correctly, an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is a very versatile vehicle with many uses. Without serious training, accidents can and will occur posing a great risk to the operator. This course aims to ensure that you reach the required standard in the safe riding and handling of a sit astride ATV in off-road situations.
Who is the ATV course for?
This course is designed for individuals who do, or may need to, use sit astride All-Terrain Vehicles.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an NPTC Level 2 Award in All Terrain Vehicle Handling from City & Guilds
This course is delivered over 2 days including assessment
What will I learn on the ATV course?
- Legal and safety requirements relating to the use of ATVs
- Identify hazards specific to the site, task and machine
- Risk Assessment
- Appropriate personal protective equipment
- Pre-start checks and daily maintenance
- Function of controls and interpretation of instrument readings
- Operating safety on level, sloping ground and rough terrain
- Operating with trailed equipment both forward and in reverse
- Health and safety issues
- Riding around a specified course
- Cleaning and inspecting of the ATV
You will be assessed by external and independent City & Guilds / NPTC assessors who will assess you by means of oral questioning and observation of practical tasks that you have undertaken during the training course.
Assessment of a second optional unit: (209) Operate an All Terrain Vehicle ATV with a Trailer or Trailed Attachment, is available upon request. This unit covers the following;
- Describe how to operate an ATV that is laden and has an implement attached, on various terrain
- Ride/drive the ATV around a specified course with a trailer or trailed implement attached including reversing
If assessment of this unit is required, Tyro must be notified at the point of booking. Please note, experience of using ATV’s with a trailer attachment is advisable before requesting this unit.