On Road Towing Course

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(includes two people per booking)
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Canberra ACT
Bathurst NSW
Coffs Harbour NSWFacilitated by Tow-Ed QLD
Equestrian Centre Sydney NSW(Trailer hire available)
Kempsey NSW
Maitland NSW
Nowra NSW
Ourimbah NSW
Port Macquarie NSW
Wollongong NSW
Beenleigh QLDFacilitated by Tow-Ed QLD(Trailer hire available)
Cabarlah QLDFacilitated by Tow-Ed QLD(Trailer hire available)
Caboolture QLDFacilitated by Tow-Ed QLD(Trailer hire available)
Esk QLDContact Tow-Ed for Off Road Towing Dates(Trailer hire available)
Gladstone QLD
Mackay QLDFacilitated by Tow-Ed QLD
Maryborough QLDFacilitated by Tow-Ed QLD
Nambour QLD(Trailer hire available)
Rockhampton QLDPlease contact our office for availability
Hobart TAS
Launceston TAS
Tasmania TASFacilitated by Complete Driving School. Please contact Getabout Office for booking information
Bendigo VIC
Geelong VIC
Pakenham VIC
Whittlesea VIC
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Is Accredited: Yes

National Code: AURTGA001 Drive and manoeuvre trailers

Course Currency Status: Current

Duration: 9 hours (1 day) face to face plus 4-7 hours pre-course e-learning and online assessment

Mode of Delivery: Mixed delivery including Pre-learning (e-learning including online assessment and face to face training and assessment).

Course Times: 8:15 am meet time for 8:30 am course start time (unless otherwise advised by Getabout Office or allocated trainer/training partner).

Course available: Nationally

Unique Student Identifier (USI) required: Yes, all participants must supply a USI to enrol on the course.

What is a USI?- Find out here.

Courses are facilitated in some states by other training contractors- they ensure that our training is delivered to the same high standards across the country. 

Participants must bring their own vehicle and caravan / trailer to the course. 

Limited Caravan / Trailer hire is available at selected venues only and subject to availability. Hire cost additional to course cost $150 (includes taxes and insurance).  To use the Getabout hire van you will need a vehicle capable of towing 2.5T, fitted with a tow bar, tow ball and electric brakes.

This one-day course is the ideal introduction to driving your vehicle with a trailer. Available in locations across the country, it offers experienced instruction to help build your confidence.

Whether you want to tow a boat, a caravan, a horse float or a trailer – this course sets you up with the knowledge to tow safely and securely, so the journey is as enjoyable as the destination.

Outcomes for Drive and manoeuvre trailers include:

  • Check your trailer is safe, secure and loaded properly
  • Connect your trailer to your vehicle for optimal safety
  • Spot potential problems before they derail your journey
  • Drive – forward and reverse – with a trailer
  • Tow a trailer safely in traffic and the open road
  • Decouple and park your trailer appropriately

Full course information can be found here.

How it works

Once your course reservation is confirmed, you will receive an enrolment link. Once your enrolment has been received you will receive an invitation to join our e-learning platform for access to the course materials and online assessment.

You will have access to the PDF version of the Australian Guide to Towing handbook and videos to help support you through your course worksheets and questions. The course worksheets are designed for you and our staff personalise the course to your combination (vehicle plus trailer/van).

Prior to the day of your training, we will review your answers and if need, be in contact via the e-learning chat function.

There will be a maximum of three (3) vehicles per instructor, so you will get personalised training and lots of opportunities to ask questions – as well as try out all your new skills.

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

Inclusions:

  • Price includes up to two drivers per vehicle
  • Access to e-learning course
  • AQF Certificate included on successful completion free of charge AURTGA001 Drive and manoeuvre trailers

All accredited course participants must have and supply their USI during enrolment into the course to be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment (certificate).

Hardcopy version of the Australian Guide to Towing Handbook book and DVD copy of Practical Guide to Modern Towing are available for purchase (additional cost to course cost) at the online Getabout Shop.

Special Offer:

  • $995 Private Towing course per vehicle with up to two drivers. You choose the date and which of our venues you want to go to. Subject to venue and trainer availability.

         Call us on: 1300 660 320