NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program

The NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program was launched in July 2016 offering eligible farmers and their workers rebates in implementing safety measures around the use of quad bikes on farms.


Course details

Name: Operate quad bikes

This one day course develops the skills and knowledge required to safely operate quad bikes including undertaking pre-start checks and shut down procedures.

Cost:Free if eligible - Check if you are eligible (PDF, 365.35 KB)
Learning outcomes:
  • Prepare a quad bike for operation
  • Operate a quad bike
  • Complete quad bike operation
Length: 1 day
Course program/structure:
  • Quad bike operational hazards
  • Workplace health and safety issues
  • Quad bike design and selection
  • Basic maintenance
  • Basic quad bike operating techniques through a designated course
  • Basic quad bike operating techniques negotiating a dirt road route
  • Operating quad bikes with a range of loads attached
  • Loading, unloading and securing Quad bikes to a transport vehicle
  • Reversing a trailed implement with a quad bike
  • Periodic maintenance
  • Advanced riding techniques using slopes and rough terrain
  • Clean up quad bikes and refuel
Resources and method of delivery:
  • Participants are provided with a Department of Primary Industries, Quad Bikes - A  Practical Guide manual.
  • This course is delivered using both indoor and outdoor instruction.
Entry requirements:Participants must be over 16 years of age

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCMOM212 - Operate quad bikes.

What to do next

If you are eligible for the training, you can register your interest below.

Register now

Once you have registered, nominating your preferred region for training, you will be contacted by Tocal College to discuss training in your area.

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