Course: NPTC All Terrain Vehicles (Sit Astride)

Department: Agriculture

Type: Short Course

Duration: Two days

The Course

This course is designed to meet the individual needs of employers and operators who use all terrain vehicles, to ensure that the candidate reaches the required standard in the safe riding and handling of an ATV in an off-road situation.

What You Study

  • Safe driving techniques and legal requirements
  • Daily maintenance routines
  • Pre-start checks
  • Driving an ATV around a specified course, on slopes and with a trailer
  • Safe parking
  • Cleaning and checking
  • There will also be a practical assessment.

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information;

Call now on 01964 553034 or email with your requirements.

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, but you will need to bring the following with you when you attend:

  • Packed lunch
  • Flask tea/coffee
  • One passport photograph
  • PPE: Correctly fitting crash helmet to BS 6658/1985
  • Goggles, gloves, overalls and strong boots

Harry Middleditch

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Harry Middleditch is a 25-year-old Assistant Farm Manager for D F Middleditch & Son based on the Essex / Suffolk border. They farm approximately 1000 acres of combinable crops, as well as having a flock of 50 pedigree Hampshire Down sheep and 100 Poll Dorset Ewes. A 2017 delegate, see what Harry thought of the Farm Management Development Programme...