4×4 Off-Road Training
Our training courses start with a morning of classroom training where delegates are given crucial advice on safety, some background on 4×4 vehicles and their capabilities. Delegates can use their own 4×4 for the course if preferred – if this is the case, our instructor will try, as much as possible to mould the training so it’s relevant to the delegate’s individual vehicle.
Once the theory is out of the way, delegates take the wheel and are put through a series of practical exercises and shown how to deal with different situations and hazards. We use real terrain that may be found in every day situations to ensure that the delegates get real-life experience rather than a pre-constructed course. Our training is designed for real-life 4×4 users, with jobs who demand off-road skills, rather than individuals looking for an entertainment-style, off-roading ‘experience’.
Our course covers a wide range of terrains, similar to what drivers would encounter if driving to a remote place of work such as a wind-farm or power station. Grasses of varying lengths and textures, deep mud, burns and fords, ruts, rocks and hills of varying angles. The vehicle we use is a fairly standard 4×4 with all-terrain tyres – we want to simulate as much as possible the type of vehicle delegates will be driving on their day-to-day work activities. Delegates can of course use their own vehicle for the training course if preferred.