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Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle Skill Set

State ID: KAA10

Confidentially and safely drive your 4WD vehicle  

In this course you will learn how to drive, control and manage a 4WD vehicle under hazardous or operational conditions. You will learn how to competently drive a 4WD vehicle safely including the systematic, safe and efficient control of all functions. This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge required to safely drive and maintain a 4WD vehicle. 

Topics covered include:

  • compliance documentation
  • plan for minimal environmental impact
  • conduct routine checks
  • 4WD inspection checklist
  • recover a 4WD using a snatch-strap
  • use a jack
  • conduct routine maintenance

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

RIIVEH305E          Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle



Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment


Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700


Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below


To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

Skill sets

Our job ready skill sets are 100% free for the following eligible students.

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Persons and dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

Don't meet the eligibility?

That's ok this is skill set is still available for fee paying students. Visit our course list and select the fee paying course page.


Important information

How to apply


There are no prerequisites for this course

Important information

Course Requirements

Students must hold a current C Class License recognised in the state of Western Australia.

It is preferred that students have some experience with driving on unsealed roads but this is not essential.


How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
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Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.


Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated June 30, 2020