4*4 Off Road

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Aim of Course

This course is designed to train the candidate to be able to operate the vehicle safely and in accordance with current guidelines and legislation; and to have underpinning knowledge of their responsibilities when doing so, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other current legislation.

Course summary

Theory session covering:

  • Driving licence requirements
  • PPE
  • Pre-start checks
  • PUWER
  • COSHH
  • Inspection
  • Driving skills
  • Carrying loads 

Practical session covering:

  • Vehicle checks
  • Specialist vehicle controls
  • Starting and moving off
  • Stop and start position
  • Ascents and descents
  • Ditches, ridges, slopes and ruts
     

Course duration

1 – 2 days dependent on the experience of the candidate.

Course certification

Depending on a candidates requirements, on successful completion of this course candidates can be issued with either of the following certification:

  • NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) card 
  • CTA (Camilla Training Aspects) certificate.
     

Further information

We are approved by ILA Scotland and you can use your ILA funding towards the cost of this course.

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