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: Quad bike handling
Description: A course for those wanting to develop their skills in the safe use of four wheeled motor bikes.
Cost:Free if eligible - Check if you are eligible (PDF, 365.35 KB)
Course aims: To assist participants to safely and effectively operate four wheeled motor bikes and to carry out routine checks and maintenance.
Learning outcomes:
  • Identify, anticipate and control hazards by using safe riding techniques
  • Identify responsibilities under the WHS Act 2011
  • Carry out routine checks and maintenance
  • Select suitable attachments appropriate to work requirements
  • Select suitable personal protective equipment
  • Operate quad bikes in a safe and controlled manner.
Length: 1 day
Course program/structure:
  • Introduction
  • 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 receive a course manual.

This course is delivered using both indoor and outdoor instruction.


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.

Current scheduled courses

course date
Leeton area 5th Nov 2018


Leeton area

5th Nov 2018 - 9th Nov 2018

Extra details for this date

or call Kellie Goring on 02 69 512 775