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Operate and Maintain a four wheel drive vehicle



This course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely operate and maintain four wheel drive [4WD] vehicles off-road in a range of conditions including remote locations.

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This course is suitable for those working in supervisory and technical specialist roles. They generally work under minimal supervision to undertake a broad range of skilled applications in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Entry Requirements
Participants may provide their own registered and road worthy 4WD Vehicle, or contact us to book a Baseline vehicle.  Candidates must be 18 years and possess a current open driver’s licence.

Participants must also possess basic literacy and numeracy skills to:

  • Interpret manuals and maps
  • Communicate journey details and progress
  • Report faults / damage
  • Interpret road condition and speed signs
  • Interpret search and rescue procedures
  • Interpret writing reports and records
  • Interpret organisational site requirements and procedures
Training and assessment involves moderate to high physical activity.  Candidates are required to be able to freely walk, bend and twist, perform safe lifting techniques and be familiar with typical workplace risk and safety protocols.  Candidates must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.  

• $420.00 per candidate, or please contact us for group rates

PPE Requirements - Enclosed footwear, long pants, and a sleeved shirt are required at Baseline Training courses.  
  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit:
  • RIIVEH305F Operate and Maintain a 4WD vehicle
The assessments for this program have been designed to assess a candidate’s competence in accordance with the relevant endorsed Training Packages, applicable Legislation & Australian Standards and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessments will consist of both written and practical components.

 2 Day program | Offsite terrain, on-site workplace training
• Delivery consists of face to face and practical simulations

All current Baseline Training related policies including Course Cancellation and Refund Policy can be located within the Learner Handbook located on the Baseline Training website.  

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is issued upon participant being deemed competent in all assessment items.
  • Legislation
  • Driver responsibility
  • Defensive driver attitudes
  • Risk management for 4WD
  • Driving hazards
  • Keys to Safe Driving
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Prepare vehicles
  • Load restraint
  • Towing
  • Journey management
  • Vehicle operation
  • Vehicle recovery
  • Search & rescue
  • Environment