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Land Rover driver training 

We have teamed up with Land Rover to provide a practical driver training course covering driving and safety techniques for people undertaking expeditions, fieldwork or research in remote areas.

  • Thursday 9 and Friday 10 March 2017
  • Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 May 2017

To help raise the safety and effectiveness of small teams operating in remote areas, the Society has teamed up with Jaguar Land Rover to provide a practical course covering key driving and safety techniques including towing and winching. This is a unique opportunity to benefit from Jaguar Land Rover’s expertise and discuss how the vehicles can be used to their full potential in the demanding situations posed by expeditions. Details of the two-day course are available here.

Individuals rather than groups are encouraged to apply as places are limited. 

Cost: £228 (incl. VAT) - Retail value normally £790
Venue:
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
Booking: Download a booking form (PDF), or contact us (go@rgs.org)

Course feedback:
"Most enjoyable, informative and practical course, providing a 'no nonsense' approach to both planning and developing safe off-road driving skills."

"Not only am I now ready for expedition off road driving but I am also better prepared for driving every day. The two days instilled a wealth of important principles - clearly explained by instructors who ensured they were followed again and again"

Land Rover Bursary
If you are planning an expedition and would like to receive over £15,000 and an expedition-ready Land Rover, apply for the Land Rover Bursary.

Land Rover

 

RGS-IBG links
· Land Rover Bursary
Documents
· Land Rover Course Outline and Booking Form 2017 (PDF)
· Overland Journal Article
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