Starting with A’s we are up to All Terrain Vehicle ATV, in this series of short blogs is looking at the A to Z of courses we do.

We have three options available for the ATV training.

  • ATV Sit Astride K608 a – these are the quad bike type vehicles.
  • ATV Sit In  K608 b – the sit in vehicles with a roof, we do a lot of these for Golf courses.
  • ATV Multi Drive  K608c – Argo CAT or Hagglund Type machines

Here’s a LINK to our course syllabus, the training for each of these variations is very similar – it just depends what type of vehicle you have.  But remember if you have a sit in and a sit astride you will need testing on both.

All Terrain Vehicle ATV


Course ratios – All Terrain Vehicle ATV – K608

The course durations, training and testing ratios are

Novice Training Course : 2 days for up to 3 delegates

Refresher and Test : 1 day for up to 3 delegates

Experienced Worker Tests : 1 day for up to 6 tests  (so this can be 6 delegates on one type of machine, or as we talked about above if you have more than one type of machine we can test on both for 3 candidates in the one day).

All Terrain Vehicle ATV


Upon successful completion of the course the candidates will received a Kentra Training ID card (credit card size) detailing the course completed.

We work with the HSE advises for when refresher training is due.

They recommend refresher training every 3 – 5 years, depending on the frequency of the candidates use of the knowledge. For example if the candidate is using the machinery or equipment on a daily or weekly basis they would be able to have a longer time, 5 years before a refresher is required, whereas less frequent users are 3 years.  

Training locations

At Kentra we have always provided on-site training, coming to you and delivering the training in your own space using the equipment you are used to using.

For the training all we require is a room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session.

Different ground conditions to traverse, including a slope where possible.  Any attachments i.e. a trailer can also be tested.  Delegates will be expected to provide their own PPE, which includes a suitable helmet, footwear and gloves.  Tracks must be correctly tensioned and tyres at the correct pressures.

If loaded the load must be correctly secured using suitable securing devices.

All equipment to be in good working order.


More information

We regularly post blogs to bring you useful information and course details. In additional to this being a useful marketing tool for us, we hope that you find the blogs of interest and enlightening to the courses available from Kentra.   One of the recent series was ‘What We Do’ and the ATV’s were contained with in the Small Equipment and Horticulture sections – Here’s a link in case you missed it.

How we can help

Speaking of help, at Kentra we like to assist our clients with helping to arrange your training needs.  We have customers from all walks of life, self employed lone workers to multi national blue chip companies and its a pleasure to talk to you all.   If you would like more information about the courses we offer, click HERE for a link to our brochure or please  get in touch and let us help you though.

The Kentra Training Team

01606 832 556.

All Terrain Vehicle ATV

Established Feb 1997 – Proud to be celebrating 25 years delivering quality training, for All Terrain Vehicle ATV.

Our Awarding Body is NPORS

More details on Horticulture

Other related blogs for Quad Bikes include

N608 All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Course Details

N608a Official NPORS ATV Quad Bike Training

or for Sit In ATVs

N608b Official NPORS ATV Sit in Training