2013 CoP Summaries

CP 9993 Off Road ATV Training:

BORDA's standard for training ATV operators

The objective is to equip drivers / riders with the very latest skills and knowledge to operate an ATV in off highway conditions for work and private use.

  • Basic, Standard, Higher & Loads & Implements Is the Associations minimum recommended standard for operating an ATV under day light conditions and may require further training for specific conditions, machines and equipment. .
  • Requires continuous close supervision from a BORDA Accredited Trainer
  • Recommended Training Ratios
      2:1 ratio with 1 or 2 machines
      4:1 ratio with minimum of 2 machines

  • Training Levels
    • BORDA recognises 4 levels of ATV Training

  • Basic Level:
    • For operating ATV's on mild gradients with reasonable traction. CP 9993 Units 1 - 4
      Course duration around half day

  • Standard Level:
    • For operating ATV's on moderate gradients with reasonable traction. CP 9993 Units 1 - 5
      Basic Level must be completed prior attempting the Standard Level. Course duration around one day

  • Higher level:
    • For operating ATV's on steep gradients where traction may be lost. CP9993 Units 1 - 6
      Basic & Standard Levels must be completed before attempting Higher Level.
      Requires good competence at Standard Level and involves advanced techniques in higher risk situations.
      Course duration around two days.

  • Loads & Implements:
  • For operating ATV's with loads and towing equipment CP9993 Units 7 & 8
    Can be added to any level , course duration around half day.
  • BORDA's recommended maximum gradients to operate an un loaded ATV assuming reasonable grip and run out areas: Straight ascent / descent 30 degrees. Side slope 20 degrees: SUBJECT to manufacturers limits of operation
  • Always refer to manufacturers handbook for specific operational limits which will overrule advice given in CP9993
Off Road ATV Training