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AHCMOM217 Operate Quad Bikes

Course Overview


This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to safely operate quad bikes including undertaking pre-start checks and shut down procedures.

This unit applies to individuals who operate quad bikes to undertake routine work under general supervision with limited autonomy and accountability.


Vehicles must be operated according to relevant state/territory licencing authority vehicle licence requirements and regulations.


No occupational licencing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


Available Units of Competency

AHCMOM217 Operate Quad Bikes (Elective)


Entry Requirements / Pre-Requisites


Qualification Structuring Rules

Unit: 1 Unit - AHCMOM217 Operate Quad Bikes


Delivery Options

Face to face, workplace assisted and remote delivery support strategies available.

Course Duration: 

1 - 2 Days depending on student & client requirements, worksite workshop delivery linked to worksite operational employment activities supported by Trainer/Assessor visits. Each client’s requirements being considered, some homework activity and student time management will be important to ensure we maintain the volume of learning requirements on this qualification.

​Assessment is facilitated by undertaken by our expert environmental  instructor/s with qualifications, certifications and a background in humane, ethical, conservation and environmental management.


Cost is determined based on the individual student requirements, assessment strategy and any potential funding applicable.

As an indicative guide the following options are available with this program:

·        Qld User Choice Program Eligible - No

·        Qld Certificate III Guarantee Eligible Program - No

·        Non-Funded Full Course Fee - $650.00

·        RPL Assessment Fee - N/A


Full details of fees and charges are available from Ballistic Training Solutions by contacting one of our consultants to discuss your individual requirements.


On successful completion you will receive a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.​


Education Pathways

This program is part of the AHC 3.0 Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package and links to further qualifications at the Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma levels.


Occupational Pathways

·        Primary Producers

·        Research Officers / Wildlife Officers

·        Rural operators

·        Conservation workers and revegetation team members


Summary of Learning & Competency Outcomes

  • identified hazards and risks associated with quad bike areas of operation

  • identified and avoided riding surfaces, terrains and slopes that are dangerous to safe operation of quad bikes

  • identified and confirmed quad bike no go areas

  • selected, fitted and used quad bike helmet and other personal protective equipment that was fit for purpose

  • maintained personal protective equipment in suitable condition for use

  • unloaded the quad bike safely and checked it is safe to use

  • operated and manoeuvred quad bikes in different riding surface and terrain conditions including uneven and sloping terrain

  • started, steered, manoeuvred, positioned and stopped a quad bike in a controlled manner

  • applied quad bike active riding techniques to preposition operator body weight to assist bike stability

  • parked the quad bike safely and checked for any damage, malfunctions and faults

  • loaded and secured the quad bike safely

  • minimised environmental impacts associated with quad bike operation

  • followed industry and workplace biosecurity procedures.


Where to from here

If you are a rural operator in need of your Quad Bike Certification or just looking to become more familiar with quad bike operation and maintenance, contact the Team at Ballistic Training Today!

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