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RIIVEH305E Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle


What Will You Learn?

This nationally recognised course covers the operation and maintenance of four-wheel drive vehicle. It includes identifying four-wheel drive specific terms, terminology and techniques, planning for minimal environmental impact, performing pre-departure checks, using the features of a four-wheel drive vehicle to drive in a variety of terrain types, and performing maintenance and minor repairs on four-wheel drive vehicles. This course is generally delivered near Balcatta.

Course Information
1 Day
Course Dates
Classroom Based

No scheduled dates are currently available!


Course Content
  • Identify four-wheel drive specific terms, terminology & techniques
  • Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • Perform pre-departure checks
  • Use four wheel drive mode
  • Use a single snatch strap to recover a vehicle
  • Perform maintenance & minor repairs on four-wheel drive vehicles
  • Operate a jack to support a 4WD on unstable ground
  • Apply correct breaking techniques according to terrain


All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment and wallet card for RIIVEH305E Operate and maintain four-wheel drive vehicle. This is a nationally recognised unit of competency.


Candidate Requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (ability to climb in/out of vehicle, physical work etc.)
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:
  • Must hold & provide evidence of a valid Western Australian Manual C-Class Drivers License


Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy or numeracy issues.


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