Short Course

Quad Bike Short Course

This short course is a pre-employment course for those with little experience or no experience of handling a quad bike.

About the course

This short course provides an entry level to employment and prerequisite unit standard leading to further quad bike training leading to employment in the primary sector. While it is limited to quad bike operation on flat terrain only, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of; the safe operation of a quad bike, quad bike riding contingency procedures and the safe operation of a quad bike with trailed equipment and a mounted load.


Greymouth and Reefton.


Multiple intakes per year. Please enquire for more information.

Method of study

Two day short course.

Unit standards

Gain 6 credits across the following unit standards:

  • 24557 - Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a quad bike
  • 27602 - Demonstrate quad bike riding skills on flat ground under close supervision

Entry requirements

  • Candidates should hold a minimum of a Class 1 Restricted Drivers Licence.

To apply 

Please click the apply button in the top right-hand corner of this webpage to begin the application process or alternatively, email to register your interest. 

You will be offered a place subject to meeting the entry and selection requirements and the availability of places on the programme. The Polytechnic reserves the right to not accept late applications, i.e., after the programme has started. The Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel, prior to commencement, any programme which does not attract a minimum number of students. The fees shown are indicative only. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change. For further information visit here.