Improve your quad bike knowledge with this basic short course to stay safe and productive in a rural environment.
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Learn how to stay safe and productive in a rural environment by improving your quad bike knowledge with this basic short course. Every year quad bikes are a major cause of death and/or serious injury in rural workplaces, with many incidents associated with incorrect or unsafe handling and operation.
During this short course you will learn how to perform routine pre-operational checks and maintenance, match, attach and operate additional equipment as per manufacturer and operator manuals, recognise and control hazards and risks, safely operate in a range of weather and terrain conditions, and monitor and maintain vehicle records. You will also learn how to safely load and unload quad bikes onto trailers and other vehicles used for their transport.
Upon successful completion of this safety focused course you will be prepared to work with quad bikes in rural environments under general supervision. You may also continue with further study in the agriculture and rural operations industry.
Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in the agricultural sector. Our teachers understand the manual aspects of the job and are ahead of the game in innovation and tech, preparing you for the future of farming in Australia.
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There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You must be 16 years of age or above to enrol into this short course.
You will be provided with learning materials, access to the required equipment, and the use of a helmet for practical activities.
You will require: long sleeved shirt, long trousers, leather boots, personal stationery (pen and paper).
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
TAFE Queensland can also offer this program to business/corporate clients in the workplace if required. Please enquire to discuss how we can assist your organisation.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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