FWPCOT3328 Operate four wheel drive vehicle in a towing situation

National Code: FWPCOT3328 Operate four wheel drive vehicle in a towing situation

Course Currency Status: Current

Duration: 1 day plus pre-reading & pre-course questionnaire

Mode of Delivery: Blended learning (Pre-learning & face to face)                       

Outcomes for Operate four wheel drive vehicle in a towing situation course include:

  • following applicable legal and regulatory requirements, and codes of practice relevant to operating a 4x4 vehicle towing a trailer or moving an object
  • couple and uncouple a trailer
  • safely couple and uncouple vehicles, equipment and objects using recovery equipment
  • operating a 4x4 in a towing situation
  • following organisational policies and procedures relevant to operating a 4x4 in a towing situation
  • using and maintain relevant tools, machinery and equipment
  • assessing the safety of towing a trailer or object and consider risk management strategies for
  • appropriate vehicle and trailer clearance
  • appropriate approach and departure angles
  • correct load management
  • controlled braking methods using electric brakes, no brakes, override brakes
  • adequate movement of the tow system
  • making adjustment for extra length and width of trailers
  • making appropriate adjustment in braking distance to compensate for the combined    
  • extra weight of vehicle and trailer
  • driving vehicle to minimise trailer sway
  • engaging a lower gear when travelling downhill with a trailer
  • ensuring mirrors on both sides of towing vehicle are properly adjusted to give a clear
  • view of vehicles approaching from the rear

Full course information can be found here.

Getabout Training Services strongly recommends that participants hold competency in TLIC0023 or an equivalent standard 4WD driver training course before undertaking this course.

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