4x4 Owner Driver Course

Owner Drivers. Discover your 4×4 vehicle capability with a qualified off-road instructor. This course is designed for customers wanting to discover their own 4×4 capability. Familiarisation with your vehicle is especially important if considering taking it off-road.

Thinking about taking your 4×4 off-road? Unsure of the techniques? Worried about potential damage? Then we have a course to suit your needs. This course is available on weekdays only.

NB: These are NOT Pay & Play Days. Drivers will have an instructor with them at all times.

Whitecliff 4x4 Owner Driver Course

Understand Your Vehicles Full Capability

We offer either a Stage One (half day) or Stage Two ( full day) which progresses onto more challenging terrain in the afternoon. Clients will drive their own 4×4’s in our safe, but challenging environment. NB: If your vehicle does not have low range or is LWB, please book a Stage One. On the day, you can discuss potentially upgrading onto the Stage Two.

For experienced off-roaders who want a little more from their day, we have our Stage 3 Course - see below.For more information please call 01594 834666

The perfect gift for the budding off-roader!
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Non-Damaging Driving Techniques

The content of these courses will follow the same format as the Introductory or Advanced course, with the emphasis on non-damaging off-road techniques.

You can expect the same level of expertise, instruction & challenging terrain to negotiate.

Please Note: Your vehicle may not be insured for ‘Off Highway Use’. If you require this you will need to arrange yourself.

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Within Safety Limitations

There may be areas on our site where you would prefer not take your vehicle, don’t worry, you don’t have to because the emphasis of our owner driver courses is to allow you to find the safe limitations of your vehicle without putting yourself, or your vehicle at risk.

We encourage a responsible attitude to off-road driving & emphasis the important fact, that the vehicle has to get you home at the end of the day.

Please Note: If your vehicle is a LWB or has no low range, please call us for advice before booking.

Whitecliff 4x4 Stage 3 Course

Stage 3 Course For The Adventurer

An ideal course for anyone considering off-road driving competitively or green-lane trips or venturing overland on an expedition. A full day, tailored to your own requirements & expectations.

Know your vehicle’s 4WD system & how to get the best from any traction aids which may be fitted. Then if required, move onto recovery techniques using equipment you may own such as, strops, shackles, ropes, high-lift jacks or bridging ladders.

Please Note: Not suitable for the novice off-roader. Good off-road experience needed.

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We absolutely loved our course with Dave and left there buzzing. Understanding the capabilities of our truck gave us so much more confidence. Dave pitched it exactly right for our skill level, knowledge and needs. Just what we were hoping for. Money well spent and highly recommended!

Paula - Google review

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Whitecliff Quarry
GL16 8NB


Courses run from Monday to Saturday (1:1 courses run from Monday to Friday).


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Be prepared! This can be a wet & muddy activity.

Remember This is An Outdoor Activity. You are advised to wear warm, weatherproof clothing, especially during cold, wet weather & boots or stout shoes for muddy conditions. The participants will be expected to assess the route on foot, before driving.

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