4WD Training

Unit of competency:    PMASUP236B – Operate vehicles in the field
Course duration:    One (1) day course
Course cost:    $450.00
Pre-requisites:    Participants must meet the following pre-requisites prior to attending this course:

  • All persons must hold and carry while driving a valid state/federal licence.
  • All persons operating manual transmission cars must hold a manual drivers licence.
  • Drive within the legal requirements for drug and alcohol.
Course Outline:    During this course, participants will get an understanding of how to:

  • identify the hazards and risks of off-road travel; and
  • safely travel in remote areas .

The practical exercises will give participants experience and skills in:

  • safely operating a four wheel drive vehicle;
  • identifying problems/faults in vehicles including instruments, electrical and mechanical malfunctions; and
  • dealing with problems/faults/vehicles in a safe manner.

Operate Vehicles in the Field will provide all competent persons with the skills and knowledge to:

  • prepare vehicle and secure load;
  • safely undertake journeys;
  • operate vehicles;
  • finalise journeys;
  • recover vehicles; and
  • maintain vehicle safety.
Assessment:     Comprised of both written and practical assessment.  Attendees will complete a set of exercises to demonstrate their understanding of the theory and practical components of this competency.
Certification:     Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (RTO #40907).