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LANTRA Sit-In Skid Steer All Terrain Vehicle Training


Gain an accredited training certificate with our comprehensive skid-steer tracked or wheeled ATV riding and safety course. All-terrain vehicles (ATVs, also known as Quad Bikes or Quadbikes) are incredibly versatile tools, making them popular and well-used machines for all types of agricultural businesses.

They can master many off-road conditions. But without proper training, they are only as capable as you are. Our course will boost your driving skills, enabling you to use a tracked ATV safely and with confidence. You’ll also learn the fundamentals of loading, as well as key health and safety issues. Complete the course and you’ll receive a certificate of training – a vital springboard to becoming a fully trained all-terrain rider.

Sit-In Skid Steer All Terrain Vehicle Course Overview


  • The course involves a mix of theory and practice.
  • You’ll be given a detailed rundown of health and safety legislation and a look at both the capabilities and dangers of ATVs.
  • You’ll also learn about route planning, carrying loads and towing trailers and equipment.
  • Then it will be time to get behind the wheel.
  • You’ll run through vehicle preparation and checks before tackling start-up and basic driving skills.
  • Off-road techniques will include failed hill climbs and driving on diverse terrain. There will also be a dedicated session on using skid-steer ATVs on a public road.

Learning Outcomes


  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice
  • Identify the risks associated with using a sit-in ATV
  • Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment
  • 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-in 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.

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