4x4 Off-Road Driving
in The Lake District
4x4 Off-Road Training Courses
At Graythwaite Adventure we deliver British Off-Road Driving Association (BORDA) courses on our accredited site which carries IOPD Certification. The courses we run are recognised by the HSE and are a legal requirement for companies driving off highway under the PUWER regulations. The courses we run cover:
- Off-Road Driving (ORD) covering both 4x4s and UTVs
- ATV (Quad Bikes) Training
- Expedition Training
The courses we run deliver great benefits to your business.
Who are BORDA?
BORDA (British Off-Road Driving Association) is the UK’s only professional association dedicated to Off-Road Driving at authorised venues throughout the UK. BORDA has Industry Leading Codes of Practice, rigorous accreditation programmes for sites, supervisors and trainers and a reputation for high standards and are authorised by the IOPD.
Who are the IOPD?
The International Organisation of Professional Drivers who are Empowered by Statute 1371, authorised by the Secretary of State for the Regulation of Off-Highway Auto Events including training and health and safety.
What is PUWER?
Introduced by the HSE in 1998, PUWER is the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. 4x4s are included in the category of work equipment.
What are the benefits to my business?
This is not an exhaustive list but benefits include: being ready for a PUWER inspection; creating an accredited training record recognised by HSE; limiting the chance of your company and directors facing corporate manslaughter charges in the event of an incident; reducing running costs and repairs on vehicles; reducing lost hours through having stuck vehicles; drivers will be aware of their driving, health and safety and risk management obligations.