Advanced 4WD & Recovery - Duration: - 2 days

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Our Price: $830.00

code: ADVDT    


RTO ID No: 90547

Course Currency Status: Current

Duration: Min 2 days plus pre-reading & pre-course questionnaire

Mode of delivery: Blended learning (Pre-learning & face to face)

Certificates/Statements of Attainment will be issued to the student within 30 days from course date if competency achieved and all outstanding accounts settled.

Express issuance of certificate before the 30 days have expired will attract an extra processing fee of $25.

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The Advanced 4WD course builds on your knowledge, skills and has terrain with a greater degree of difficulty with an emphasis on advanced recovery techniques. Subjects covered include, Steep inclines and declines, deep water crossings, safe operation of power winches and other recovery equipment. This unit specifies the outcomes required to perform complex 4x4 operations including operation over rugged terrain and water crossings.

This Course provides Nationally Recognised Training in the following two Units of Competency:

National Codes: SISODRV404A Drive a 4WD vehicle in difficult terrain
                          SISODRV405A Coordinate recovery of 4WD vehicles
Formerly SRODRV002B and 3B.

Students who wish to participate in this course are advised that as a prerequisite they need to demonstrate competence in SRODRV302A or equivalent.(Basic 4WD)

This course covers competencies:

  • Drive a four wheel drive vehicle in difficult terrain;
  • Select routes to minimise damage to the environment;
  • Use appropriate range, gear, speed (momentum), driving and braking technique to negotiate a range of difficult terrain types;
  • Stall stop, forward/reverse key starts and hand brake starts;
  • Apply risk management procedures;
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs on four wheel drive vehicles;
  • Safe use of a jack on uneven ground;
  • Puncture repair (tube and tubeless);
  • Communication with others is established;
  • Operate a 4WD vehicle giving due regard to Occupational Health and Safety issues;

Knowledge and skills required to use a 4WD vehicle with due regard to environmental issues.

Vehicle Recovery systems including power & hand Winches.