4 X 4 Winter Driving Course

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Max Number of Delegates: 3 Candidates per course
Duration: Between 1- 2 Days (2 Days NPORS)
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: COTS or NPORS

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone currently driving or requiring to drive a 4 x 4 vehicle off road so to consider winter driving techniques and safety.

Course Aim

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards and risks associated with driving 4 x 4 vehicles and their workinglimits. To have a working knowledge of various manoeuvring techniques of the vehicle.

Training Methods

A high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom briefing sessions and tutorials.

Driver CPC Approved

NO, this is NOT a Driver CPC approved course

Course Content

  • Pre operational checks
  • Functions of the vehicle
  • Manoeuvring over various terrain
  • Load limits
  • Changes in laden and unladen vehicle characteristics
  • Demonstrate work related tasks
  • Knowledge of diff-locks
  • Demonstrate hill climbs
  • Crossing gullies
  • Driving through water
  • Tyre pressures
  • Post work checks

Additional Information

This course can be delivered using your own vehicle or COTS can supply our 4 x 4 and training area.

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