Sit Astride ATV (Quad Bike)
Sit-astride all-terrain vehicles (ATVs, also known as Quad Bikes or Quadbikes) are incredibly versatile machines. Their flexibility means they can work with a range of attachments, including trailers, sprayer’s, and spreaders. That makes them popular across many agricultural businesses
This course is recognised by the HSE/HSA/HSENI. Every employer has the responsibility to ensure that all persons who use or supervise those using work equipment have received adequate training for purposes of health and safety.
Course Duration: 1 Day
Maximum number participants: 6
What will be covered?
By the end of the day you will have covered:
- Accident prevention
- What is an ATV?
- Daily/safety checks
- Possible problems
- Route planning – risk assessment
- Familiarisation with instruments and controls
- Starting and stopping the machine
- Driving the machine – basic manoeuvres
- Ascend/Descend/Traverse safely
- Limitations of loaded ATVs
There is a balanced mix of theory and practice, starting with a detailed look at key health and safety issues. You will also learn the finer points of route planning and understand exactly what the vehicle can do. And then you will be on the vehicle and into a series of practical sessions.
You will be taught basic manoeuvres and get to grips with riding on a range of different and challenging terrains. Operating the vehicle with loads and trailers will also be covered.
The full cost of the course is to be paid before the start of the course.
If you cancel your place you will be liable for 100% of the cost. Unless a cancellation is received in writing 14 days prior to the commencement of the course.