Mildura(03) 5023 8581

Bendigo(03) 5442 7011

Four Wheel Drive Course

Course Outline

Participants will be tested as required by Vic Roads to receive documentation to certify successful completion. Participants will undergo a riding skill assessment prior to commencement of the On Road Riding Assessment.


2 Days


Mildura & Bendigo


This course aims to increase the skills and knowledge required to use the appropriate range, gear and techniques to drive a Four Wheel Drive vehicle. This course is aimed to assist with the safety margin for vehicle drivers.

Trainer / Student Ratio

2:6 (maximum)

TLIC2025 Operate 4x4 Vehicle
FPIFGM3215 Perform Complex 4x4 Operations
FPICOT3259 Operate 4x4 on Unsealed Roads
FPOCOT3260 Recover 4x4

Participants must hold a current drivers licence.

  • Supply of Four Wheel Drive vehicle and recovery gear.
  • Wear appropriate clothing/footwear


To correctly operate a Four Wheel Drive vehicle

  • Highlight operational safety care for vehicle occupants
  • Mechanical appreciation and environmental considerations.
  • Company procedures included in the course if required.

Ascent & decent

  • How a Four Wheel Drive operates
  • Freewheel hubs
  • Gear ratios and their uses
  • Transmission wind up
  • Techniques for Hazardous situations
  • Attitude and professional driving
  • Vehicle inspection and maintenance
  • Relevant road law and regulations
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Systematic driving skills
  • Correct steering, braking and gear selection
  • Walnut Ave, Mildura, 3500
  • (03)5023 8581
  • 52-58 Hattam St Golden Square, 3555
  • (03) 5442 7011
Nationally Recognised Training

Aust-Link PTY LTD (RTO 3569)

This training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government subsidised funding for eligible applicants
Please Note Course Fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking to secure a position in the course
Bookings cancellation and refunds, refer to Aust-Link refund policy