Snowmobile Safety Training
Canada Safety Council
or Portage College
Snowmobile Safety & Operations
This program is both a classroom and hands-on training program, with particular emphasis on the safety implications relating to each lesson covered in the program.
Participants must provide reliable Snowmobile, approved winter helmet, protective footwear, protective eye-wear (goggles) and appropriate clothing as the training takes place in the outdoors. (RENTALS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE)
First day of the program consists of 6 – 7 hours of classroom theory along with hands-on demonstrations and attention to specific details relating to at least two types of snowmobiles in our shop area.
Instructor and students will discuss, as well go through day packs that will be needed for the field session on day 2 to ensure students are prepared for the outdoor field session on a snowmobile.
Second Day is the hands-on field session of the program includes a pre-ride inspection of each machine, starting and stopping, turning (gradual & quick), hills (stopping, turning around, traversing), emergency stopping, swerving and riding over obstacles.
The key to safe enjoyment of any off-highway vehicle is being responsible, using common sense and practicing important skills, all of which are covered and practiced in this program.
Participants must provide a reliable Snowmobile and equipment listed below
- Participants receive a student manual in which they are able to follow along and take required notes as part of their participation.
- Full participation, extensive hands-on demonstrations and a written examination, are required to successfully complete the program and receive Industry Standard certification issued through Canada Safety Council or Portage College.