4WD – Operate and Maintain a 4WD Vehicle


Training Plan
4WD KALGOORLIE 19.06.24: 19-06-2024 to 19-06-2024 at Kalgoorlie Training Centre, Kalgoorlie, WA Full
4WD KALGOORLIE 05.07.24: 05-07-2024 to 05-07-2024 at Kalgoorlie Training Centre, Kalgoorlie, WA Apply

This course aims to ensure that people required to operate a 4WD vehicle during the course of their employment are able to safely operate the vehicle, apply environmental management techniques, participate in vehicle recovery techniques and ensure the safety of themselves, passengers, other road users and pedestrians.


This course is designed for personnel who are required to operate a four wheel drive vehicle in the course of their work. By the end of the course students will be able to safely operate a four wheel drive vehicle, perform defensive driving techniques, plan and prepare for journey and carry out maintenance and minor repairs to vehicle.

Payment Plan
Payment Amount Paid By Upfront
Course Price: ***Payment is required to secure your booking, please contact our office*** $400.00 Yes
Note: All payments are represented in Australian dollars

The course will be conducted over 1 day.

Entry Requirements

A current unrestricted Class "C" Australian Drivers Licence to be presented and verified by Department of Transport on the day of training.

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Participants are required to hold a current unrestricted Class C driver’s licence, the ability to drive a manual vehicle and meet the national vision standards requirements for that states legislation, with or without corrective lenses.

Students must wear enclosed shoes.

Assessment Requirements

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

While the training for the enrolled units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of competency is assessed as a discrete unit.

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by RIKLAN Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994) under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Trainer/Assessor with strong knowledge of relevant Legislation, Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.

Materials or Equipment Required

1 x Suitable 4WD vehicle for practical exercises per person.


If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

Course Fee

Individual: $400.00
For company bookings, please contact our office on 08 90211222 or email

Units of Competence
RIIVEH305F Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

4wd Driving Training

Master 4WD Skills for Work at Riklan

If you're navigating rugged landscapes for work, Riklan’s 4WD Driving Training equips you with the expertise to handle challenging terrains safely and confidently. Our courses not only focus on practical driving skills but also emphasise environmental management, vehicle recovery, and the safety of all involved.

Why Choose Riklan for Your 4WD Training?

  • Comprehensive Learning: Cover all aspects of 4WD operation, from basic manoeuvres to advanced recovery techniques, within a single day of intensive training.
  • Experienced Instructors: Learn from seasoned professionals who bring firsthand knowledge of offroad challenges and compliance with the latest standards and practices.
  • Practical Experience: Engage in hands-on exercises with a 4WD vehicle, ensuring you apply what you learn in real-world scenarios.

What to Expect from the Course

  • Enhanced Safety Skills: Understand and implement defensive driving techniques to ensure your safety and that of your passengers and other road users.
  • Vehicle Maintenance Know-How: Learn to perform essential maintenance and minor repairs to keep your 4WD in top condition.
  • Environmental Responsibility: Acquire skills to minimise your environmental footprint while driving in sensitive areas.

Booking and Certification

  • Easy Booking: Secure your spot by contacting our office, with payment required upfront to confirm your participation.
  • Official Certification: Complete the course and receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment, enhancing your credentials and career opportunities.

Suitability and Requirements

This training is ideal for anyone using a 4WD for work, particularly in roles requiring travel over difficult terrain. It's also perfect for adventure seekers looking to improve their off-road driving skills. Entry requirements include a valid Class "C" driver's licence and the ability to meet vision standards, ensuring all participants are prepared for the demands of 4WD operation.

Connect and Enhance Your Skills

Join us at Riklan to develop the competence and confidence to drive 4WD vehicles in any setting. For more details on course availability or to discuss company bookings, please contact us at 08 9021 1222 or email