4WD / Four Wheel Drive

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NOTE: Current Course Code: RIIVEH305F supersedes and replaces previous course codes of RIIVEH305E, RIIVEH305D

Course Outline

The nationally accredited Operate and Maintain A Four Wheel Drive Vehicle (4WD) course covers the operation and maintenance of four-wheel-drive vehicles in the resources and infrastructure industries. This course is appropriate for those working in operator roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction
  • Coal and Metalliferous mining and Extractive industries

This course can also be completed in combination with the other mine-based courses listed on our site.

Please note: Unlike many of our other courses our chainsaw courses are generally only run on demand so may require minimum numbers in order to be run.

Entry Requirements

  • Basic verbal and written English communication skills sufficient to read material and understand instruction.
  • A Unique Student Identifier number (USI)- if you don’t have one go to- usi.gov.au
  • Provide photo identification.
  • Wear closed in shoes.
  • Sun protection is also recommended (hat, long-sleeved shirt and pants).
  • Pass a language, literacy, and numeracy assessment (LLN) if applicable.

Learners must hold and be able to show a current driver’s licence.

This course is generally only run on demand so may require minimum numbers in order to be run.

Course Details

How long will the training take (Duration)

Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a 1-day course.

Please Note-Total time is dependent on the competency and previous experience and skills of each individual.

This course can also be completed in combination with the operate a light vehicle course or the Standard 11 mine induction course listed on our site.

How is the Training Delivered ( Delivery Modes)

Training and assessment are both practical and theory-based and delivered.

FULL COURSE TRAINING – Practical and theory training based on theoretical concepts and set tasks that need to be completed to drive a 4WD. The learner is then given a theory and a practical assessment.

Designed for all types of learners giving them access to the equipment and skills required to be competent in the practical skills and knowledge of working in a confined space in a very focused one-on-one or small group environment.

Step 1 – Completion of theory training and assessment.
Step 2 – Learner completes practical training and assessment.
Step 3 – Upon successful completion of the course and full payment learner is issued a Statement of attainment.

VERIFICATION OF COMPETENCY (VOC) assessments for vehicles can be completed onsite or at our training facility. For more information on VOC assessments contact the office.

SITE AUTHORISATION RPL Turn your mine site authorisations into civil or mine recognised qualifications for use in other employment. Contact the office for further information.

What will you learn? (Overview)

The nationally accredited 4WD / Four Wheel Drive course covers:

  • Identify four-wheel drive specific terms, terminology and techniques
  • Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • Perform pre-departure check
  • Use four-wheel-drive mode
  • Coordinate and recover a vehicle
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs on four-wheel-drive vehicles

For more specific course information please contact us or go to https://training.gov.au

Course Outcome

To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (SOA).

Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, as the training packages evolve and change over time some employers may require you to be VOC’d or refresh your SOA to retain your currency.

FAQs

How long will training take?

Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a 1-day course. Please Note-Total time is dependent on the competency of each individual.

How is the training delivered?

Training and assessment are both practical and theory-based delivery.

How long does your confined space ticket/SOA last for?

The industry generally recommends that your Confines Space ticket or SOA is refreshed every 2 years to remain current.

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