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RT007 Course Outline - Ultimate 4wd Training

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Rocky Terrain 4WD Course

General Notes:

Previous experience: Must have current C class (motor vehicle) driver's license

Course Description: On completion of the course Participants will be able to identify 4WD terms and terminologies.
In a hands-on practical session, Participants will be able to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to operate and recover a 4WD vehicle safely in rocky conditions in differing situations. Operate a high lift jack, exhaust jack and hand winch safely.
Participants will learn all safety and operational aspects of all kinds of 4WD vehicle recovery gear. 

Content: 4WD vehicle pre-departure checks (preparation), correct driving techniques in rocky conditions, river and water crossing, correct vehicle recovery points, river and water crossings, vehicle recovery gear such as exhaust 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 issues.

What to bring: Essential: A 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, sunscreen, 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. 

Duration: This course is run on either a Saturday or a Sunday pending negotiation with group participant bookings, For departure time and location for both days please call Geoff on the details below.

What we supply on the day: Morning tea, a full complement of tools, a full complement of self-reliant  4WD vehicle recovery gear, air compressors, handheld UHF radios, fire extinguishers, senior first aid trained personnel and off-road 1st aid kit, GPS capability, tyre deflation devices, leader.

Additional Costs: 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 tracks.

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