Agriculture

Introduction

Course Title: All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride)
Course Code: AG018

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time



A practical course to develop your driving skills for sit-astride quad bikes / All Terrain Vehicles (ATV). Designed for semi-experienced drivers and those with little or no ATV driving experience. A driving assessment is organised for the third day. Further Sit-in ATV (e.g. Mule/RTV) training is available at a later date and at an extra charge, depending on how much training is required.

Overview

Qualification

City & Guilds (NPTC) Level 2 Award in Sit-Astride All Terrain Vehicle Handling

Course Content

How to avoid accidents
What to do in an emergency
How to get the best from the machine
Relevant legal requirements
Practical driving skills including driving on slopes
Slope assessment
Use of ATV trailers
Assessed by independent City & Guilds (NPTC) Assessor

Entry Requirements

Aged 16 or over. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Further part time agriculture courses e.g. Tractor Driving, Telehandlers, Tractor Spraying

Career Opportunities

Farmer, Farm Manager, Farm Worker (Crops), Farm Worker (Livestock), Agricultural Contractor, Countryside / Conservation Officer, Forest Worker, Landscaper