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    Quad Bike

Skills Learned

Utilising industry best practice, the course consists of both theory and practical lessons covering the following:  Legal requirements to operate a quad bike, Quad bike pre-use daily checks and serviceability issues; Start-up and shut-down procedures; Loading and unloading a quad bike from a trailer; Hazard identification and safety margin awareness; Obstacle recognition and negotiation; Active riding skills; Stability dynamics, Understanding tyres and the importance of correct inflation pressures; Correct hill ascent and descent techniques, issues and limits; Ground composition and contour recognition and riding techniques to ensure safety; Traversing side slopes; Water fording.

Extra material covered on the two day course includes load types and weight management, towing trailers, loading and riding for dynamic stability, and prevention of loads shifting.

 Learning Style and Assessment Processes

The course, by necessity, involves some theory learning in order to aid completion of the written assessments. Participants will be kept focused by active involvement in practical sessions interspersed during the course.

A post-course report will raise concerns on any individual requiring special on-going tuition / guidance to reach a safe minimal operating level. VHA will work with anyone requiring on-going training or experience prior to reaching a competent level.

 Course Structure and Delivery

One day course – Begins with group discussions based on learner guide subject matter preceding practical riding skills training and experience, culminating in practical assessment. Where time allows the completed written assessments are marked during the day, thus allowing the assessor to collect further evidence of knowledge if required to ensure competency.

 Two day course - Day one consists of group discussions based on learner guide subject matter preceding practical riding skills training and experience. Day two begins with an open book written assessment. Once this is completed the trainee can move onto the practical assessment stage. Extra time is allocated to working with loads and a trailer.

Non-accredited training

Trainee numbers

Minimum 6, Maximum 8

(Where higher trainee numbers are requested, extra trainers will be in attendance to assist)


3/94 Delta Street, Geebung, Brisbane, or training may also be conducted at clients venue upon request



From $350 per person

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