Operate light vehicle (4WD)

Skills and knowledge needed to safely operate a 4 wheel drive (4WD) vehicle on sealed and unsealed roads.

Course Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend

Anyone required to safely operate and maintain a 4WD in an operational capacity on metro or regional roads.

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for attendance at this course are:
A full or probationary ‘C’ class licence.

If you only have an automatic licence please contact PTS so that a suitable vehicle can be arranged for training.

Note: All prerequisites need to be current.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • planning and preparing for operating the vehicle
  • basic 4WD operation on gravel roads
  • additional risks associated with operating a 4WD as compared to passenger vehicles
  • understanding the basic types of 4WD systems
  • monitoring of traffic and associated equipment
  • management of vehicle condition and performance
  • effective management of hazardous situations.

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

Students will require:

  • PTS dress standards (long sleeve top, long pants & enclosed shoes).
  • You will be required to show your licence to the training provider on the day of training.

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements
Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

Assessments

Written and practical assessment

Certification

Statement of Attainment

Associated Authorisations

On successful completion of the course
O0496 – Advanced Driving Passenger

For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently available, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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