Commercial Training

NRT-LogoOur industry renowned commercial 4WD training courses are operated daily Mon-Fri catering for individual or group bookings. We commence our courses from our purpose built training facility located in Midvale, Perth. On-site training is available anywhere in Australia upon request. We have available 12 fully equipped 5-star ANCAP rated 4WD vehicles featuring Full-Time and Part Time 4WD modes, both automatic and manual transmission. If you would prefer yourself/staff to be trained in your own vehicles this can be easily accommodated providing the vehicle/s are suitable for the required course.

Due to numerous clients requiring multiple course codes for site access, we have collaborated with industry groups and used mapping techniques which allow us to group our courses and provide innovative training solutions. If you are unsure of the required course unit for site driving requirements please contact us for further clarification or contact the site directly to make sure you are booked onto the appropriate course for site driving access.

For over 28 years we have been professionally training throughout Australia & beyond. We can tailor make course packages to suit your individual requirements where required.

TRAINING GROUP COURSE LIST

 

Premium Group defensive driving & Off road terrain

RIIVEH305EOperate and maintain a 4WD vehicle
RIIVEH201DOperate light vehicle
TLIC1051Operate commercial 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 and all related functions regarding both high range & low range use
  • Factors relating to mechanical issues with inappropriate use of 4WD features
  • 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
  • Using spotters and identifying route selection
  • Water crossing safety
  • Factors relating to correct tyre pressures in varying terrain
  • Stop stall key start recovery procedure demonstrated.
  • Demonstration of Single snatch strap recovery
  • Identifying correct recovery points
  • Select navigation equipment
  • Correct scanning techniques & fatigue management
  • Identifying risk factors
  • Road Law
  • Driving and braking techniques on hardtop surfaces
  • Correct and safe driving techniques for gravel roads
  • Emergency braking on gravel roads or loose surfaces
  • Correct operation of ABS
  • Electronic safety features
  • Vehicle housekeeping including load restraints
  • Report or perform minor repairs
  • Maintain and/or update vehicle records

GROUP 1Off Road All Terrain 4WD Course

RIIVEH305EOperate and maintain a 4WD vehicle
FWPCOT3259Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads
TLIC2025Operate 4WD vehicle

Learning activities consist of but not limited to:

  • E-Learning
  • Download free Eureka 4WD Training App
  • Pre-Journey planning
  • Environmental issues relating to 4WD usage
  • Convoy procedures and radio communications
  • 4WD systems both Part-time and Full-time and all related functions regarding both high and low range
  • Correct use of Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control Systems
  • Factors relating to mechanical issues with inappropriate use of 4WD features
  • Load restraint (external and internal)
  • Pre-Departure checks and the required actions for identified deficiencies
  • Driving over rough steep terrain
  • Gravel road driving safety
  • Using spotters and identifying route selection
  • Water crossing safety
  • Factors relating to correct tyre pressures in varying terrains
  • Stall-start key start recovery procedure demonstrated
  • Identifying correct recovery points
  • Demonstrate Single snatch strap recovery
  • Demonstrate correct procedures for joining 2 snatch straps
  • Select navigation equipment
  • Correct scanning techiques
  • Fatigue management
  • Demonstrate safe change of a wheel
  • Identifying vehicle faults
  • Post performance check

GROUP 2Basic On-road and light off-road defensive driving

RIIVEH201DOperate light vehicle
TLIC1051Operate commercial vehicle
TLIF2010Apply fatigue management strategies

Learning activities consist of but not limited to:

  • Download free Eureka 4WD Training App
  • Identifying risk factors
  • WA Road law
  • Night-time driving safety awareness
  • Safe driving factors relating to wildlife and livestock
  • 4WD vehicle systems and operation both Part-time and Full-time 4WD
  • Correct and safe driving techniques for gravel roads
  • Emergency braking on gravel roads or loose surfaces
  • Correct operation of ABS on unsealed roads
  • Traction Control and Electronic Stability Control
  • Vehicle housekeeping including load restraints
  • Check operation of associated equipment, identify most efficient route
  • Monitor and anticipate factors likely to cause delays or route deviations
  • Correct driving posture
  • Report or perform minor repairs
  • Maintain and/or update vehicle records
  • Potential causes of fatigue are identified and to minimise their effects
  • Workplace procedures are assessed to minimise fatigue
  • Lifestyle choices are made that promote the effective long-term management of fatigue
  • Effective practices in combating fatigue are adopted and applied

GROUP 3Off-road soft terrain driving & Advanced recovery course

Pre-requisite: Group 1 Course
FWPFGM3215Perform complex 4×4 operations
FWPCOT3260Recover four wheel drive vehicle

Learning activities consist of but not limited to:

Completion of Group 1 as per activities listed above
  • Pre-Journey planning
  • Pre-Departure checks and the required actions for identified deficiencies
  • Convoy procedures
  • 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 and soft sand driving techniques
  • Choosing suitable routes to safely traverse with minimal environmental impact
  • Advanced techniques requiring track maintenance and wheel placement
  • Perform stall-start, forward and reverse key starts, and brake starts
  • Perform tyre puncture repairs (tubeless tyres)
  • Load restraint
  • Seating posture
  • Safe working practices and identification of danger zones when performing vehicle recoveries in difficult terrain
  • Demonstrate Snatch strap recovery up a steep incline
  • Advanced recovery involving more than 1 strap and/or equipment
  • Identifying suitable attachment points for recovery of vehicle/s
  • Winch recovery using ground anchor points or trees (Electric or Hand Winch)
  • Demonstration of snatch blocks to gain mechanical advantage
  • Use of a Hi-Lift jack, Exhaust jack and traction boards
  • Working with tyre pressures and equipment selection

GROUP 4On-road & Off-road Defensive driving 2 day course

PMASUP236Operate vehicles in the field
RIIVEH305EOperate and maintain a 4WD vehicle
TLIC2025Operate 4WD vehicle

Learning activities consist of but not limited to:

  • Downloand free Eureka 4WD Training App
  • Use defensive driving techniques
  • Perform a battery Jump-Start safely
  • Change a wheel on a properly jacked vehicle
  • Follow appropriate procedures for passing large or heavy vehicles
  • Pre-Departure checks and the required actions for identified deficiencies
  • Journey planning
  • Navigation equipment selection and map reading techniques
  • Environmental issues relating to 4WD usage
  • Convoy procedures and radio communications
  • 4WD systems both Part-time and Full-time and all related functions regarding both high and low range
  • Correct use of Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control Systems
  • Factors relating to mechanical issues with inappropriate use of 4WD features
  • Load restraint (external and internal)
  • ABS Braking on unsealed surfaces
  • Gravel road driving safety
  • Using spotters and identifying route selection
  • Water crossing safety
  • Factors relating to correct tyre pressures in varying terrains
  • Stall-start key start recovery procedure
  • Demonstrate Single snatch strap recovery
  • Identifying correct recovery points
  • Select navigation equipment
  • Correct scanning techiques
  • Fatigue management
  • Post-performance vehicle check and fault form

GROUP 5aQuad Bike Standalone Training

AHCMOM217Operate quad bikes

Learning activities consist of but not limited to:

  • Prepare quad bikes for use
  • Conduct routine pre-departure checks
  • Secure loads and ensure weight does not exceed limits
  • Operate quad bike
  • Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe, efficient, and controlled manner
  • Ensure all environmental implications are recognised.
  • Health and safety and PPE requirements
  • Post-performance checks
  • Identify and report malfunctions, faults, irregular performance, or damage
  • Ensure attached equipment suitable for quad bikes is fitted according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Body position while riding in different terrains

GROUP 5bSide by Side Standalone Training

AHCMOM216Operate side by side vehicles

Learning activities consist of but not limited to:

  • Prepare side by side for use
  • Conduct routine pre-departure checks
  • Secure loads and ensure weight does not exceed limits
  • Operate Side by Side vehicle
  • Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe, efficient, and controlled manner
  • Ensure all environmental implications are recognised.
  • Health and safety and PPE requirements
  • Post-performance checks
  • Identify and report malfunctions, faults, irregular performance, or damage
  • Ensure attached equipment suitable for side by side vehicles is fitted according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Body position while riding in different terrains

TRUCK TRAINING

TLIC3004Drive heavy rigid vehicle (HR)
TLIC3005Drive heavy combination vehicle (HC)
TLIC4006Drive multi combination vehicle (MC)

The Nationally Accredited Courses included within our scope:

RIIVEH305E – Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

(Required by the majority of exploration mining companies) + many more.
(Operate & Maintain a 4WD Vehicle)
NRT-Logo This course is designed for the Resources, Mining & Infrastructure Sector, and gives the relevant qualification required by many mine sites.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 and 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) and 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 demonstrated.
  • Demonstrate Single snatch strap recovery
  • Identifying correct recovery points
  • Select navigation equipment

RIIVEH201D – Operate light vehicle

(Operate Light vehicle)
(KNOWN AS DEFENSIVE DRIVING ON GRAVEL ROADS)(Required by the majority of mining companies) + many more. NRT-Logo 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.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 and safe driving techniques for gravel roads
  • Emergency braking on gravel roads or loose surfaces
  • Cadence and Pulse braking demonstrated
  • Correct operation of ABS
  • Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control & EBD
  • Vehicle housekeeping including load restraints

TLIC1051 – Operate commercial vehicle

(Operate Commercial Vehicle)
NRT-Logo 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:
  • 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 and/or update vehicle records

TLIC2025 – Operate four wheel drive vehicle

(Operate 4WD Vehicle)
(THIS COURSE IS A WHEATSTONE REQUIREMENT) NRT-Logo This course is suitable for anybody operating a 4WD light vehicle (LV) on a mine or construction site.Learning activities consist of but not limited too:
  • 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

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 NRT-LogoLearning 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

AHCMOM217 – Operate quad bikes

(Operate Quad Bikes)
NRT-Logo This course is aimed at learning safe riding techniques 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.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

AHCMOM216 – Operate side-by-side utility vehicles

(Operate Side by Side Utility Vehicles)
NRT-Logo This course is aimed at learning safe riding techniques 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.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

TLIF2010 – Apply fatigue management strategies

 
(A broad group of companies will require this course in both the Mining and Construction sectors)
NRT-LogoLearning 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

TLIC3004 – Drive Heavy Rigid Vehicle (HR)

  • Drive heavy rigid vehicle
  • Monitor traffic and road conditions
  • Monitor and maintain vehicle performance
Flexible training: 2hr lessons with Assessment once required
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TLIC4006 – Drive Multi Combination Vehicle (MC)

  • Drive multi-combination vehicle
  • Monitor traffic and road conditions
  • Monitor and maintain vehicle performance
Flexible training: 2hr lessons with Assessment once required
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TLIC3005 – Drive Heavy Combination Vehicle (HC)

  • Drive heavy combination vehicle
  • Monitor traffic and road conditions
  • Monitor and maintain vehicle performance
Flexible training: 2hr lessons with Assessment once required
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FWPCOT3259 – Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to safely operate a four wheel drive (4×4) vehicle on unsealed roads.
The unit applies to operating a 4×4 vehicle in a variety of work settings with different terrains.
  • Identify four-wheel drive specific terms and terminology
  • Conduct checks of 4×4 vehicle and equipment
  • Prepare for 4×4 operations
  • Operate 4×4 vehicle on unsealed terrain types
  • Operate 4×4 vehicle on a steep slope
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs on 4×4 vehicles

FWPFGM3215 – Perform complex 4×4 operations

This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to perform complex four-wheel drive (4×4) vehicle operations, including operations over rugged terrain and water crossings.
The unit applies to those who operate a four wheel drive in forest and timber processing environments.
  • Prepare for complex 4×4 operations
  • Prepare 4×4 vehicle for water crossing
  • Negotiate water crossing
  • Perform check of vehicle operations on completion of water crossing
  • Operate vehicle in rugged terrain
  • Recover vehicle from loss of traction while ascending
  • Perform post-trip tasks

FWPCOT3260 – Recover four wheel drive vehicle

This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to use recovery equipment and advanced skills to recover four-wheel drive (4×4) vehicles in difficult terrain conditions.
The unit applies to those who recover 4×4 vehicles in a variety of work settings.
  • Plan 4×4 recovery
  • Apply safe recovery method
  • Use vehicle recovery equipment safely
  • Maintain vehicle recovery equipment

TLIA1001 – Secure Cargo

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to secure cargo in accordance with procedures and regulatory requirements as part of work activities within the transport and logistics industry.
It includes preparing to secure cargo/containers, lashing and unlashing cargo, protecting cargo from weather, and packing and unpacking cargo.
  • Prepare to secure cargo/containers
  • Lash and unlash cargo
  • Protect cargo from weather
  • Pack and unpack cargo

TLID2004 – Load and unload goods/cargo

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to load and unload goods and cargo in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations/permit requirements.
It includes loading and unloading goods and cargo, securing and protecting a load and completing all required documentation.
  • Load and unload goods/cargo
  • Secure and protect load
  • Complete documentation

Student Information

  • For those Students who have completed a previous 4WD course unless you have applied for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) and received successful confirmation prior to your course date you MUST complete all aspects of the course
  • All Students MUST have a valid drivers licence for the class of vehicle being driven – licence will be checked for validation by administration on the day of your course (Note: if your licence is suspended or not valid please rectify before attending your training day)
  • Students are welcome to utilise their own 4WD vehicle for the practical component of the day providing it has low range 4WD and suitable ground clearance (If unsure of vehicle suitability please contact us prior to attending)
  • All Students MUST wear enclosed footwear for ALL courses. Note: the majority of the course will be held in bush locations and being outside for much of the day, we supply PPE and Sunscreen only. We strongly recommend checking weather conditions prior to attending your training day (Please be prepared for the conditions on your training day)
  • 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 (Note: Lunch will be in a bush environment)
  • A Fridge and Microwave as well as coffee & tea facilities are provided for the morning session (Note: Lunch will be in a bush environment)
  • Any stationary needed is provided
  • There is ample Free parking available at the training centre
  • Do Note that the Address of the Training & Admin Centre is 19 Stanhope Gardens, Midvale 6056 WA
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