PERSONAL 4X4 DRIVER TRAINING

Driver training is important if you have just purchased your first 4×4 or already own a 4×4; training will enhance your knowledge of the vehicle, the tools it has, and, more importantly, you will learn the skills required to drive it safely in a variety of conditions. There’s nothing worse than getting your 4×4, taking it on the lanes and making a mistake that causes damage to your vehicle or, worse still, injury to you or your passengers. Personal 4×4 driver training will prepare you for eventualities that you have perhaps not experienced before and teach you how to make the right decision to be able to proceed safely.

Basic Half Day 4×4 Training

If you have purchased your first 4×4, this course is for you!

  • Learn how a 4×4 works
  • Practical off-road driving
  • Gain an appreciation of terrain and how to approach varying conditions on and off-road
  • Use your own vehicle (if suitable) or one of ours

The course costs £195 and will be delivered on one instructor to two persons maximum ratio.

To book, please call 07974 356 516

Basic One Day 4×4 Training

This is a more in-depth course which is based on RoSPA 4×4 Corporate training; the same as we provide to Mountain Rescue England and Wales.

  • Learn how your 4×4 works on and off-road
  • Understanding terrain conditions
  • Use of high/low range
  • How to tackle obstacles such as hill climbs, failed hill climb recovery, side slopes, mud, rock crawls and driving through water
  • How to use a flip chart
  • Coffee break
  • Practical driving at Askham Bryan College purpose-made 4×4 course one of our vehicles (you choose manual or auto)
  • Lunch at the college canteen (not available at weekends).
  • Afternoon putting all you have learned to practice on the Askham Bryan off-road course

The course costs £295 and will be delivered on one instructor to two persons maximum ratio.

To book, please call 07974 356 516

Advanced Two Day 4×4 Training

This is a more extensive course delivered over two days and is based on RoSPA 4×4 Corporate training; the same as we provide to Mountain Rescue England and Wales.

  • Learn how your 4×4 works on and off-road
  • Understanding terrain conditions
  • Use of high/low range
  • How to tackle obstacles such as hill climbs, failed hill climb recovery, side slopes, mud, rock crawls and driving through water
  • How to use a flip chart
  • Coffee break
  • Practical driving at Askham Bryan College purpose-made 4×4 course one of our vehicles (you choose manual or auto)
  • Lunch in Pickering included
  • You will spend the afternoon putting in to practise what you have learned in the “real world” of the North Yorkshire Moors, including rivers crossings, muddy lanes and rock crawls

You can use your vehicle if suitably prepared or one of our vehicles.

The course costs £395 and will be delivered on one instructor to two persons maximum ratio.

To book, please call 07974 356 516

Winching in Safety

Winches are potentially the most dangerous piece of equipment you can fit on your 4×4. Although a very useful piece of equipment, the incorrect use of a winch can lead to serious injury and even death.

  • This course is all about the safe use of a winch
  • How to spool the rope on the drum
  • Hand signals
  • How to use shackles, winch blankets and pulleys
  • Maintenance of and the different types of ropes

Ardventures will provide the vehicle for the training and it will be delivered on a ratio of one instructor to five persons maximum.

The course costs £100 per person.

To book, please call 07974 356 516