Course Outline

This course aims to increase the skills and knowledge required to use the appropriate range, gear and techniques to drive a Four Wheel Drive vehicle. This course will increase the safety margin for vehicle drivers.


2 full days.

Trainer / Participant Ratio

1:3 (per vehicle) 6 maximum

Course Objectives

  • To correctly operate a Four Wheel Drive vehicle
  • Highlight operational safety care for vehicle occupants
  • Mechanical appreciation and environmental considerations.
  • Company procedures included in the course, if required.


TLIC2025 Operate four wheel drive vehicle

RIIVEH305E Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

FPICOT3259 Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

FPICOT3260 Recover four wheel drive vehicles

FPIFGM3215 Perform complex 4x4 operations



  • Ascent & decent
  • How a Four Wheel Drive operates
  • Freewheel hubs
  • Gear ratios and their uses
  • Transmission wind up
  • Techniques for Hazardous situations
  • Attitude and professional driving
  • Vehicle inspection and maintenance
  • Relevant road law and regulations
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Systematic driving skills
  • Correct steering, braking and gear selection

Course content and location of training coordinated by Aust-Link Pty Ltd.

Course Pricing

Full Fee: $633.00

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