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LUV Courses

Light Utility Vehicle Operation Course

Learn how to operate a Light Utility Vehicle in the primary industry with this fees-free LUV course.

Course Overview:

Across New Zealand, Motorbikes and Light utility Vehicles are an essential piece of equipment for so many businesses and operating it safely and efficiently is vital.

With this Ag Drive Quad Bike Course, you'll learn at Ag Drive's Motorbike Training Centre, located at Mystery Creek, the home of Fieldays. 

Using the natural landscape, we have developed a practical course in which you'll encounter everything you would in everyday use. Learn to safely operate on rock, sand, slippery clay and rolling terrain on our incredible outdoor course.

Our qualified instructors are on hand to coach you through the safe and correct operation of a quad bike with this fees-free LUV course. 

Course Outcomes:

  • Describe the safe operation of a LUV
  • Describe LUV riding contingency procedures
  • Hazards and control measures
  • Reporting and/or recording accidents or near misses
  • Safety requirements
  • Controls and displays
  • LUV dynamics
  • Riding techniques
  • Pre-ride checks
  • Ride LUV on flat terrain
  • Operate a LUV on flat terrain
  • Operate LUV with mounted load
  • Operate LUV on rolling terrain

Course Details

Industry Training Micro-Credential: Operate a Light Utility Vehicle in the primary industry.

Fees: Fully funded for people employed in the primary sector

Level: 2&3

Mode: Theory and Practical

Credits: 17

Duration: 2 Days, 8:30am-4pm 

Equipment required: Sensible clothing for all-weather training, covered toe shoes

Unit standards covered:

(You will be required to complete these on your own time after attending the 2-day course*)

24556 - Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a light utility vehicle

24553 - Operate a LUV on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision

24558 - Operate a LUV on rolling terrain under limited supervision

24560 - Operate a LUV with trailed equipment under limited supervision

24562 - Operate a LUV with mounted equipment or a load under limited supervision

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"It’s a really good foundation course, even though we have previous tractor driving experience, we still learnt a lot.”

Max and Liam