Low Risk Defensive

Is Accredited: Yes

Course available in ACT, NSW, QLD, Victoria & WA

Start your adventure travels the right way. This one-day hands-on course will give you the fundamental driving skills you need to drive long distance on-road and gravel roads with confidence.  It will prepare you for that long-distance driving, including hazard perception and awareness for those dangers you didn’t know could occur.

This nationally recognised off road training course also includes the comprehensive Getabout Training Long Distance Driving Handbook.

Please note: Some regions/venues have a surcharge so the basic course cost may change depending on location.

 

You’ll learn how to:

  • plan long distance driving considering activity, travel duration, passengers and safety equipment
  • select and load equipment and/or ancillary attachments
  • identify, addres and negotiate potential hazards and risks
  • identify, address and negotiate environmental issues
  • operate a vehicle within recommended speed, engine capability and limitations
  • use vehicle lights and indicators in accordance with traffic regulations
  •  identify and respond appropriately to hazardous and/or emergency driving situations
  • conduct routine visual inspections to identify faults and carrying out minor maintenance and repairs
  •  identify defective or irregular performance

How it works

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When you register for the course, we’ll post the Handbook to you. You’ll get plenty of time to read it as prep before your driver training day, and you’ll complete some short written exercises based on your reading.

On the day of your training, bring your vehicle and we’ll review your answers and discuss any questions – then it’s time to get behind the wheel!

We have a maximum instructor-student ratio of 1:6, so you’ll receive personalised training to get the skills you need. 

Further student information, including Terms & Conditions, is available here.

Private 4WD course available per vehicle with up to two drivers. You choose the date and venue, (subject to availability). Call us 1300 660 320 to book.

4WD Family Deal available- 2 drivers from the same family with one address in one vehicle- $575. This deal is not available online- please contact the office to book. (Please note that this deal is not available for corporate customers or Club 4x4 members wishing to use their booking discount.)

INCLUSIONS:

  • Getabout Training Long Distance Driving Handbook
  • Preliminary reading material
  • Recovery equipment and CB radio provided for training
  • AQF Certificate included on successful completion free of charge RIIVEH201D - Operate light vehicle (includes gravel roads)

 

 

DRIVING

TLIC3036 - Apply safe car driving behaviours
Suitable for all staff using any vehicle for work especially those travelling long distances  or encountering rural and gravel road conditions.