FWPCOT3329 and FWPCOT3326 Complex 4WD course

2 day four wheel course program (includes two units of competency)

Due to the complex nature of this course, Getabout Training Services has set a RTO determined prerequisite for every training nominee. Getabout require that each prospective course participant hold competency in a nationally recognised standard 4WD course with recent practical experience before undertaking this course. Please contact our office for clarification if required.

National Code: FWPCOT3329 Perform complex four wheel drive operations

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 Perform complex four wheel drive operations course include:

  • identifying and assessing types of water crossings and terrain being accessed for safe operating conditions
  • preparing 4x4 vehicle for water crossing
  • negotiating a water crossing
  • performing check of vehicle operations on completion of water crossing
  • operating a vehicle in rugged terrain
  • recovering a vehicle from loss of traction while ascending
  • performing post-trip tasks

 If you are new to 4WD training, we recommend the Off Road Skills course before undertaking this courese program.

National Code: FWPCOT3326 Recover four wheel drive vehicles 

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 Recover four wheel drive vehicles course include:

  • surveying site to identify hazards, assess risks and select suitable strategy
  • selecting personal protective equipment appropriate to type of recovery operation
  • determining potential environmental impact of recovery
  • applying safe recovery method
  • establishing and maintain communications with appropriate personnel during recovery operations.
  • determining recovery method based on the terrain conditions and circumstances
  • considering operating variables, define danger zone and apply strategies to reduce risk and environmental impact during recovery.
  • determining the recovery equipment required and its availability
  • setting up an exclusion zone.
  • repairing environmental damage where possible
  • identifying hazards and position recovery equipment safely
  • using safe operating procedures while using recovery equipment
  • using rated recovery equipment within limitations and capabilities
  • carrying out maintenance on recovery equipment

A front mounted winch is required on your 4WD vehicle to participate in this course.

As a long-established RTO* and centre of excellence, Getabout knows you want training that meets the unique needs of your organisation. That’s why, whatever business you’re in, our courses can all be tailored to the outcomes you want. We’ve got the training solutions to help you meet your business goals, and our experienced instructors come from industry, so they know what it takes to get to the next level.

Plus, like any good business, we’re agile and responsive. We can deliver training wherever suits you best – from individuals coming to the one of our Getabout location to us teaching groups at a venue suitable to you.

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