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Lantra Awards Technical Award in Sit-Astride ATVs including Loads and Trailed Equipment - Novice Operator (Two Days)

Product code: CLVA05X

Locations available: Llandrindod Wells, Bala, Cirencester

Price: 4 People £340.00 pp, 3 People £340.00 pp, 2 People £440.00 pp, 1 Person £540.00 pp

Included: Training, Use of our ATV, Full PPE (helmet etc), Insurance, Lunch, Certificate

Summary / introduction: 

Sit-Astride ATVs are very versatile vehicles with a range of attachments including trailers, sprayers and spreaders making them an effective and flexible business tool. However even the most experienced ATV riders can find themselves in a potentially dangerous situation, and without the proper training serious accidents can occur.

Target audience: 

Our sit-astride ATVs – including loads and trailed equipment course is for anyone who uses a sit-astride ATV as part of their work. This one day course is for learners with little experience. This one day course is also for a smaller learning group of only two participants.


Our sit-astride ATVs – including Loads and Trailed Equipment course has experienced instructors who will guide you through the training to make sure that you are able to use the sit-astride ATV safely and with confidence, and that the key fundamentals of driving, loading and Health and Safety are covered.

Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for sit-astride ATVs – including Loads and Trailed Equipment.

Product objectives: 

Upon completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice.
  • Identify the risks associated with using a sit-astride 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-astride 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.

Course sessions:

  • 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
  • Practical exercise


Course / product type: Integrated Training & Assessment

Assessment type: Internal assessment and external verification

Course / product delivery: 

Language: English

Duration: 2 Days

Min number of learners: 1

Max number of learners: 6


For more information or to book a course call

 0843 506 5432