All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride)

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Agriculture AG018E07/19/2 Short Course

Course Information

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.


  • 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)

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

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
17-Feb-2020 (Already Started) 19-Feb-2020 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Mon - Wed 3
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £315.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £30.00


Materials Required

Steel toe-capped safety boots
Suitable outdoor clothing
Wet weather gear

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.