Operate and Maintain a 4WD Vehicle

Course code: RIIVEH305E

• RIIVEH305E Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle in the Resources Infrastructure Industries.
This unit is approved for those working in supervisory and technical specialist roles. The course covers the skills and knowledge required for the operation and maintenance of four wheel drive vehicles.

FSA Entry Requirements:

  • USI
  • Fitness to participate

Students are to ensure they have a current manual drivers licence before the commencement of the training.

Group Size:



1 Day


Onsite or at our training facility


Corporate courses available all states

Course Subjects:

  • Identifying four-wheel drive specific terms, terminology and techniques, including the purpose and use of front wheel hubs, factors affecting Tyre size, fitment, rating & pressure and recovery hooks and mounting features
  • Identifying hazards associated with incorrect use of vehicle features or equipment
  • Planning for minimal environmental impact including adopting and implementing procedures to ensure minimisation of harm to the environment
  • Performing pre-departure checks which may include checks under the bonnet, under the body, external & internal items and accessories
  • Determine journey requirements including food, water, navigation equipment and interpreting weather conditions
  • Use of four-wheel drive mode, operating four-wheel drive both on & off road, Engaging four-wheel drive mode
  • Co-ordinate and recover a vehicle including identifying risks and techniques involved with recovery
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs on four-wheel drive vehicles including submitting written performance reports

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  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper

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Cancellation Policy:  Public Courses - With 5 business days cancellation notice a total refund is given. If less than 5 business days notice a 50% refund is made. When less than 24 hours notice is given, no refund is available.

Can we combine courses into a course package? Yes companies can combine other FSA courses with the Chief Fire Warden training to save money.

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