Commercial Training

With Eureka 4WD Training you can be assured that your employees will receive professional training that complies with AQTF standards and results in attaining Nationally Accredited 4WD Qualifications. You can be confident that your staff are only deemed competent once proven to our Qualified Instructors that they can operate a 4WD vehicle safely and responsibly and they have suitably achieved all of the competency units required for their relevant course.

The Nationally Accredited Courses included within our scope:

RIIVEH305E – Operate & Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle (Formerly RIIVEH305D)

(Required by the majority of mining companies) + many more.

(Operate & Maintain a 4WD Vehicle)

This course is designed for the Resources, Mining & Infrastructure Sector, and gives the relevant qualification required by many mine sites.

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day + e-learning)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle

Learning activities consist of, but not limited to:

  • Pre journey planning
  • Environmental issues relating to 4WD usage
  • Convoy procedures and radio communications
  • 4WD systems both Part-Time and Full-Time & all related functions regarding both high range & low range use
  • Correct use of Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control Systems
  • Factors relating to mechanical issues with inappropriate use of 4WD features
  • Load security (external & internal) & identifying correct driving posture
  • Pre-departure checks and the required actions for identified deficiencies
  • Driving through rough rugged terrain, deep water ruts, steep and loose terrain safely while minimising environmental damage
  • Gravel road driving safety
  • Using spotters and identifying route selection
  • Water crossing safety
  • Factors relating to correct tyre pressures in varying terrain
  • Stop stall key start recovery procedure.
  • Single snatch strap recovery
  • Identifying correct recovery points
  • Select navigation equipment

RIIVEH201D – Operate Light Vehicle (Formerly RIIVEH201B)

(Operate Light vehicle)

(KNOWN AS DEFENSIVE DRIVING ON GRAVEL ROADS)

(Required by the majority of mining companies) + many more.

This course involves the skills and knowledge required to drive commercial and non commercial light vehicles (4WD) and cars safely, including the systematic, safe and efficient control of all vehicle functions.

Phone 08 9497 5655  for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle

Learning activities consist of, but not limited to:

  • Pre-departure checks and the required actions for identified deficiencies.
  • Correct seating posture
  • Correct scanning techniques & fatigue management
  • Identifying risk factors
  • Road Law
  • Night time driving safety awareness
  • Safe driving factors relating to wildlife and livestock
  • 4WD vehicle systems and operation both Part-Time & Full-Time 4WD
  • Driving and braking techniques on hardtop surfaces
  • Correct & safe driving techniques for gravel roads
  • Emergency braking on gravel roads or loose surfaces
  • Cadence & Pulse braking demonstrated
  • Correct operation of ABS;
  • Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control & EBD
  • Vehicle housekeeping including load restraints
  • Correct and safe operation of a vehicle jack
  • Driver Assessment on gravel and sealed road surfaces

TLIC1051 – Operate Commercial Vehicle

(Operate Commercial Vehicle)

(THIS IS A WHEATSTONE & BARROW ISLAND REQUIREMENT)

This course is aimed at mine sites and town councils with a strong emphasis on ECO Driving.

Students will spend over 75% of class time in the field learning practical skills and techniques. Learning activities consist of but not limited too:

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per person inc 4WD or 2WD Vehicle (1 day)- maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

  • Apply engine management techniques
  • Identify, anticipate & control potential hazards
  • Use appropriate gears, range, speed, driving & braking techniques
  • Check operation of associated equipment, Identify most efficient route, monitor and anticipate traffic flows and conditions
  • Monitor and anticipate factors likely to cause delays or route deviations
  • Ensure safe operation and no injury to people or damage to property, equipment, loads, and facilities Carry out visual inspections and operational checks
  • Drive vehicle in a manner that incorporates eco-driving principles
  • Report or perform minor repairs
  • Maintain / update vehicle records

TLIC2025 – Operate Four Wheel Drive Vehicle

(Operate 4WD Vehicle)

(THIS COURSE IS A WHEATSTONE REQUIREMENT)

This course is suitable for anybody operating a 4WD light vehicle (LV) on a mine or construction site.

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day) – maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

  • Pre-departure checks
  • Correct seating posture
  • Correct scanning techniques
  • Fatigue management
  • Operate a 4WD vehicle safely on hard surfaces
  • Operate a 4WD vehicle safely on loose terrain
  • Correct use of ABS & Electronic Stability Control functions
  • 4WD features including correct use of both high low range 4WD
  • Mechanical factors relating to improper use of 4WD features
  • Operate a 4WD vehicle over rugged terrain
  • Operate a 4WD vehicle safely on steep slopes

SISODRV201A – Drive AWD / 4WD Vehicles on Unsealed Roads

(Drive AWD/4WD vehicles on unsealed roads)

This course is aimed at mine sites and town councils. students will spend over 80% of class time in the field learning practical skills and driving techniques.

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per person inc 4WD vehicle (1 day)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

  • Perform pre-operational checks
  • Apply safe loading practices and secure personal items
  • Operate vehicle
  • Drive on bitumen, formed dirt roads and small inclines to 15 degrees
  • Negotiate water crossings safely while minimising environmental impact
  • Driving and braking techniques appropriate to terrain
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs
  • Carry out visual inspections and operational checks
  • Vehicle jack is located, used and operated according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Perform wheel removal and / or replacement
  • Faults / malfunctions corrected and / or reported

SISODRV302A – Drive & Recover a 4WD Vehicle

(Drive and Recover a 4WD Vehicle)

This 4WD Course gives the relevant qualification required by many City Councils and some Mine Sites..

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day + e-learning)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle

Students will spend over 80% of class time in the field learning practical skills and techniques. Learning activities consist of, but not limited to:

  • Plan for four-wheel driving
  • Perform pre-departure checks and take the required actions to identify deficiencies
  • Drive in a variety of terrain types, water ruts and water, loose gravel and rocky areas.
  • Correct seating and driving posture
  • Driving in a variety of terrains , deep water ruts and water, loose gravel and rocky areas.
  • Wheel placement techniques
  • Stop stall key start recovery procedure
  • Single snatch strap vehicle recovery
  • Demonstrate correct procedures for joining 2 snatch straps
  • Identifying suitable recovery points

SISODRV404A – Drive a 4WD Vehicle in Difficult Terrain

(Drive a 4WD Vehicle in Difficult Terrain)

Phone 08 9497 5655  for best prices per Person inc 4WD vehicle (1 day)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

This course is for experienced four wheel drivers who require the skills to drive in difficult terrain.  It is recommended (although not compulsory) that this course is scheduled concurrently with SISODRV405A. *Pre requisite for this course is SISODRV302A* 90% of training for this course is completed in the field learning practical skills and techniques.

Learning activities consist of, but not limited to:

  • Pre journey planning
  • Convoy procedures
  • Pre-departure checks and the required actions for identified deficiencies.
  • Maintenance and minor repairs to include safe use of a jack and changing a wheel.
  • Driving in difficult terrain such as steep inclines and declines, cross slope driving involving irregular terrain, very rough rocky ground and slippery inclines /declines.
  • Choosing suitable routes to safely traverse with minimal environmental impact.
  • Advanced guidance techniques
  • Advanced techniques requiring track maintenance & wheel placement
  • Perform stall stop, forward and reverse key starts and hand brake starts.
  • Perform tyre puncture repairs (tubeless tyres)

SISODRV405A – Coordinate Recovery of a 4WD Vehicle

(Coordinate Recovery of 4WD Vehicles)

The above two courses are generally delivered together and are for more advanced four-wheel driving. If you wish to use your company vehicles they need to be fitted with recovery points and have sufficient ground clearance. *Pre requisite for this course is SISODRV302A*

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student per day (2 days)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

This course is designed for any personnel who are required to drive in difficult terrain and may be required to use advanced vehicle recovery gear or recovery techniques.  It is recommended (although not compulsory) that this course is scheduled concurrently with SISODRV404A.  90% of training for this course is completed in the field learning practical skills and techniques.   Learning activities consist of, but not limited to:

  • Safe working practices and identification of danger zones when performing vehicle recoveries in difficult terrain with minimal environmental impact.
  • Snatch strap recovery up a steep incline.
  • Advanced recovery involving more than 1 Strap/equipment
  • Identifying suitable attachment points for recovery of vehicle / vehicles
  • Winch recovery using ground anchor points or trees (Electric & Hand Winch)
  • Demonstration of snatch blocks to gain a 2 to 1 pulley system with both Hand & Electric winches
  • Use of a Hi-lift jack and exhaust jack to include associated risk such as equipment failure, or the potential for vehicle roll over or sliding
  • Working with tyre pressures to assist with vehicle recovery
  • Advanced maintenance techniques required for equipment cleaning, cable rolling or greasing/oiling.

PMASUP236 – Operate Vehicles in the Field

(Operate Vehicles in the Field)

This course is 2 x days and is required by Santos & Rio Tinto Queensland

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per person inc 4WD vehicle (2 day)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle per day.

Learning activities consist of but are not limited to:

  • Prepare vehicle and secure load
  • Undertake journey
  • Operate vehicle
  • Use defensive driving techniques
  • Finalise journey
  • Recover vehicle
  • Perform a battery ”jump start” safely
  • Change a wheel on a properly jacked vehicle
  • Follow appropriate procedures for passing large or heavy vehicles
  • Maintain vehicle safety

AHCMOM212 – Operate Quad Bikes

(Operate Quad Bikes)

This course is aimed at learning safe riding technique’s when operating these types of vehicles. We can come to your place of employment and use your bikes or you can come to our purpose built facility and use our Quad Bikes.

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per person inc Quad Bike (1 day)-maximum of 2 students per Quad per day.

Learning activities consist of but are not limited to:

  • Prepare a Quad for operation
  • Operate a Quad Bike
  • Attached equipment suitable for quad bikes is fitted according to manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Environmental implications associated with quad bike operation are recognised and positive enterprise environmental procedures applied where relevant.
  • Steer, manoeuvre and position Quad Bikes in a smooth and controlled manner
  • Complete work
  • Shut-down procedures are conducted according to manufacturer’s specifications and enterprise requirements.
  • Load and secure quad bike safely.

AHCMOM211 – Operate Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles

(Operate Side by Side Utility Vehicles)

This course is aimed at learning safe riding technique’s when operating these types of vehicles. We can come to your place of employment and use your Side by Side Vehicles or you can come to our purpose built facility and ours

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per person Side by Side Vehicle (1 day)-maximum of 3 students per vehicle per day.

Learning activities consist of but are not limited to:

  • Prepare side by side utility vehicle for use
  • Conduct routine pre-operational checks.
  • Secure loads and ensure weight does not exceed limits.
  • Operate side by side utility vehicle
  • Operate machinery and equipment in a safe, efficient and controlled manner
  • Ensure that the vehicles seat belts and other safety features are functional and used
  • Complete work
  • Follow shut down procedures.
  • Complete operational records.
  • Carry out routine operator servicing.
  • Identify and report malfunctions, faults, irregular performance or damage.

TLIA1001 – Secure Cargo

(Secure Load)

This course is aimed at securing a load in a truck or marine environment. We can facilitate training at either you place of work or our training centre.

Phone 08 9497 5655 for course dates and availability.

Learning activities consist of but are not limited to:

  • Prepare to secure cargo/ containers
  • Lash and unlash cargo
  • Protect cargo from weather
  • Pack and un-pack cargo

TLID2004 – Load and Un-Load Goods/Cargo

(Load and un-load goods/cargo)

This unit involves the skills needed and knowledge needed to load and unload goods and cargo in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations and permits.

Phone 08 9497 5655 for course dates and availability.

Learning activities consist of but are not limited to:

  • Load and unload goods/cargo
  • Secure and protect load
  • Complete documentation

 

GRIP (Non Accredited)

(Gravel Road Induction Program)

Includes emergency braking practice & techniques on gravel roads. This 4WD Course is site specific and used on many mine sites.

$325.00 + $32.50 GST per Student (1 Day) 4WD Vehicle is required for the course. If you do not have a 4WD vehicle available Eureka can provide one for you – maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

For more information regarding course content or vehicle requirements please contact our very helpful & friendly office staff on 9497 5655

TLIF2010 – Apply fatigue management strategies

(A broad band of companies will require this course in both the Mining and Construction sectors)

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day) – maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

Learning activities consist of but not limited too:

  • Potential causes of fatigue are identified and action is taken to minimise their effects in accordance with company procedures
  • Personal warning signs of fatigue are recognised and necessary steps are taken in accordance with workplace procedures, to ensure that effective work capability and alertness are maintained
  • Workplace procedures are assessed to minimise fatigue
  • Fatigue management strategies are implemented in accordance with workplace policy
  • Lifestyle choices are made that promote the effective long-term management of fatigue
  • Effective practices in combating fatigue are adopted and applied
  • Personal fatigue management strategies are communicated to relevant people
  • Appropriate counter measures are planned to combat fatigue

FWPCOT3259 – operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

(This course is a Telstra requirement)

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day) – maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

Learning activities consist of but not limited too:

  • Identify four-wheel drive techniques.
  • Perform pre-start checks.
  • Secure loads in line with organisational, workplace safety and environmental requirements.
  • Advise passengers of any special safety precautions to be taken when traversing rough terrain.
  • Determine type of operation and ensure safe operating conditions
  • Continually monitor the track to identify hazards, assess risks, and select the best route in line with WHS and environmental requirements
  • Inspect intended 4×4 vehicle path prior to negotiation of slope.
  • Apply appropriate automatic and manual techniques when 4×4 vehicle cannot proceed any further on a steep slope due to traction problems.
  • Demonstrate safe use of a jack to support a 4×4 vehicle while changing a tyre under relevant road terrains and conditions within the operating environment

FWPFGM3215 – Perform complex 4×4 operations

(This course is a Telstra requirement)

Phone 08 9497 5655 for best prices per Student inc 4WD vehicle (1 Day) – maximum of 3 students per vehicle.

Learning activities consist of but not limited too:

  • Identify and assess types of water crossings and terrain being accessed for safe operating conditions.
  • Check that 4×4 vehicle being used is appropriate to conditions and operationally effective in line with manufacturer specifications.
  • Inspect position and secure vehicle load to maximise traction for 4×4 driving.
  • Prepare 4×4 vehicle for water crossing
  • Negotiate water crossing
  • Access water crossing to determine depth of water at intended crossing point
  • Perform check of vehicle operations on completion of water crossing
  • Check air cleaner elements for water intrusion and assess air intake operational effectiveness.
  • Operate vehicle in rugged terrain
  • Recover vehicle from loss of traction while ascending
  • Determine intended route backwards.
  • Use correct brake and engine techniques to reverse vehicle.
  • Perform post-trip tasks
  • Carry out maintenance on allocated vehicle.

Eureka 4WD Training’s nationally accredited courses prepare students for real world situations with both comprehensive classroom or e-Learning and practical field training in all types of both on and off road 4WD motoring.Whether you’re a job seeker or a company manager, Eureka 4WD Training will help you meet your training requirements and significantly boost workplace safety.

Our TAA / TAE Certified and Experienced 4WD instructors (with over 70 years of combined 4WD off-road experience) guide students through a combination of classroom-based learning, e-Learning and behind-the-wheel on & off-road training, gravel road driving techniques, emergency braking, environmental awareness, safe vehicle recovery and much more.

We can facilitate training to suit your company or site-specific requirements with additional training modules on any aspect of both On & Off-road driving, safety and vehicle recovery if needed.

Student Information

This information is supplied in accordance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) Standards. Most of the information and links contained in this section are for the benefit of our clients and students prior to enrolment. It is not a requirement that you read them, however, as a Registered Training Organisation it is a requirement that they be made available to you under the AQTF standards. We do however encourage you to take advantage of this information.

  • All Students MUST have a valid drivers licence for the class of vehicle being driven. (Note Eureka 4WD Training Vehicle’s are Both Automatic & Manual Transmission)
  • All Students MUST wear enclosed footwear for ALL courses. (Please be prepared for the conditions on your training day, sunscreen is provided free for all students)
  • All Students MUST be on time for enrolment prior to course commencement (Failure to be on time will result as non-attendance)
  • The finishing times may vary between group numbers, weather conditions & many other factors and as such course completion may not be up until 4PM.
  • It is recommended that you bring your own lunch & drinks although a mobile food van does come to the training premises on the morning of each course.
  • A Fridge and Microwave as well as coffee & tea facilities are provided free for all students.
  • Any stationary needed is provided Free of charge.
  • There is ample Free parking available at the training rooms.
  • Do Note that the Address of the Training Centre is 15 James Street Bellevue WA – This is separate from the Perth Admin Office (DO NOT ARRIVE AT ADMIN)
  • The Training Centre is on the Eastern End of James Street (East side of Roe HWY)

Eureka Policies

In accordance with AQTF 2010 requirements the Eureka 4WD Training policy documents are available for students to read prior to enrolment.

Our full range of policy documents are all available electronically via email by contacting the Eureka office on 08 9497 5655