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Side by Sides (LUV’s Light Utility Vehicles)

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Our LUV courses equip trainees with the knowledge and skills to drive an LUV effectively and safely over varied terrain, as would be required in most off road workplaces under the full ‘best practice’ guidelines.

Our courses have an emphasis on accident prevention and driving techniques that minimise negative impact upon the environment.

Courses are 1-2 days in duration, include a combination of theory and practical elements and can be Unit Standard or Competency-based, depending on your requirements.

Our courses can cover all of the following:

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Preparing a LUV for use Off-Road and Post Off-Road Checks

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Safety requirements

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Operating a LUV vehicle in an off-road situation

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Driver ability and awareness and passenger safety

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Vehicle designs mechanical characteristics and operating systems including current vehicle technology and vehicle drive line

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Stability dynamics

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Hazard identification and safety assessment specific to terrain

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Terrain formation and composition recognition including driving techniques

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Negotiating uneven terrain, hill ascents, descents, traverse driving, and related difficulties

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Water crossings

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Understanding vehicle movement utilising traction, momentum, gravity and centrifugal force combinations

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Towing trailers both on and off-road including towing of loads

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LUV mounted equipment; sprayers etc

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Recovery techniques and equipment