Terrain 4WD Course
Previous experience: Must
have current C class (motor vehicle) drivers license
On completion of the
course clients will be able to identify 4WD terms and
In a hands on practical
session clients will be able to gain the skills and
knowledge necessary to operate and recover a 4WD vehicle
safely using a single snatch strap in sandy and rocky conditions
in differing situations. Operate a high lift jack, exhaust
jack and a hand winch safely.
Clients will learn all
safety and operational aspects of all kinds 4WD vehicle recovery gear.
Content: 4WD vehicle pre-departure checks
(preparation), correct driving techniques in rocky
conditions, correct vehicle recovery points, vehicle
recovery gear such as exhaust jack, winch's, high lift jack, types of basic vehicle
recovery gear and their use, tyre/wheel changes, hill ascents and descents,
kinds of 4WD suspension systems and
their ability, kinds of transmission and their
functionality, key/stall hill starts, vehicle
communications, convoy procedures and environmental impact
registered 4WD vehicle, a full tank of fuel, lunch though we
have fridges on board if you require beverages and such items to remain
chilled, gloves, good shoes, sun screen, hat, water (about 5
litres), a spare wheel. Non-essential
(if you have these items that's great, if not we will have
them with us): UHF radios, snatch strap, shovel,
This course is run
over two days over a weekend covering two separate courses
which are the Sandy Terrain Course and Rocky Terrain Course.
For departure time and
location for both days please call Geoff on the details
we supply on the day:
Morning tea with fruit
cake, full compliment of tools, full compliment of
self-reliant 4WD vehicle recovery gear, air
compressors, hand held UHF radio's, fire extinguishers,
senior first aid trained personnel and off-road 1st aid kit,
GPS capability, tyre deflation devices, leader and tail end
Charlie & of course we won't leave Roger behind!
Fuel usage for your
vehicle and any other expenses you may incur for the
duration of the course. Please note that your vehicle is not
insured through Ultimate 4WD Training for this activity, so
please check that your current vehicle insurance covers your
off-road requirements during the course adequately.
We do use gazetted 4WD
To enrol click here!