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Safe Use and Operation of 4 X 4

Anyone driving an off-road vehicle will benefit from our targeted courses. You may be looking to update your skills or get on board with the latest health and safety regulations. Perhaps you want to practise driving across challenging terrain or mastering your vehicle in difficult weather conditions. All our courses are aimed at 4x4 drivers, but we're happy to include other vehicles, such as 6x4s and 6x6s.


Pre Course Requirements:- Full driving licence.

Two certificate options are available:

Option 1 - Principles of Off Road Vehicle Operating. Ideal if you're only looking to tackle basic off road challenges. Geared for driving in normal conditions, you'll only be facing a limited range of obstacles. There will be risk, but it's kept to a minimum. - 1 day course.

Option 2 - Operating Vehicles in Off Road Adverse Conditions. This is all about mastering more severe tests, including tough weather conditions. It will challenge both you and your vehicle, with a wide range of obstacles to tackle. You’ll also learn how to identify and manage risk safely. 1 - 2 day course depending previous experience.

Course Certification:- Lantra

Course Length:- 1-2 days depending level of training requires and previous experience.

Course Times:- 9.30AM to 4.30PM

Instructor:- Various

Cost:- Price on application as these are run to meet individual needs.           

Venue:- To suit Client

Maximum number of delegates:- 3

The course will cover the following:-

  • Introduction
  • Health and safety
  • Attributes of vehicles and systems
  • Attributes of obstacles
  • Attributes of operators
  • Vehicle checks and preparation
  • Basic operating techniques
  • Vehicle recovery, safety briefing
  • Off road to on road checks.

Refresher training is recommended when:-

  • Your last training was completed more than five years ago
  • You’ve had a recent incident or near miss
  • A new vehicle means it's time for a skills brush-up.

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