Snowmobile Safety

atv safety

Length of Course: 5-7 hours
Certification: Canada Safety Council
Valid: No Expiry

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • PPE – CSA approved helmet, steel toe boots, gloves and weather appropriate and modest clothing (no shorts or tank tops)
  • Bagged lunch
  • Government Issued Photo I.D.
  • Snowmobile (1 per person)

Knowing all you can about your Snowmobile and the places you can ride is the best preparation for safe and enjoyable riding. The Snowmobile Rider’s course is a 5-7 hour “all hands on” training program based on field-proven techniques, provides a fun and orderly way to learn proper Snowmobile operation. The rider learns about controls, reading terrain, turning, and climbing hills.

There are additional job and/or Snowmobile manufacturer regulations that you must adhere to as you operate an Snowmobile. Examples include: PPE standards and public land restrictions.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Snowmobile Safety Safety
  • Pre-Drive Inspection
  • Range Signals
  • Controls & Safety Equipment
  • Starting & Stopping
  • Starting Out, Moving Forwards & Backwards
  • Braking
  • Driving Strategies
  • Turning
  • Driving Circles & Figure 8’s
  • Quick Turns
  • Quick Stops in a Straight Line
  • Emergency Stops / Swerves
  • Driving Over Obstacles
  • Hills
  • Hauling Cargo
  • Safe Winching Practices
  • Safe Driving Practices
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Trail Drive
  • Loading & Securing
  • Wrap-Up & Review

As part of this course, you will:

  • Take part in practical on-trail course activities

You may also be interested in: ATV Safety, UTV Safety

  • December 1, 2021
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sorry, no classes are currently scheduled. Please call 250 787 9315 or email us at to add your name to our Course Interest List. To book a private or on-site/client site training course visit our on-site training page.

Cancellation: All courses require a cancellation notice of at least 1 business day (24) before the course to get a refund or reschedule. Some courses require more notice.*  If you give notice after the cancelation period expires, you will be charged the FULL course fee

*See the Terms and Conditions for details and exceptions.

Some of our courses are only delivered on-site. If the training you are interested in has no dates scheduled, inquire about client-site training.