• Bowen, Townsville, Carins


This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.




Resources and infrastructure industries includes:

  • Metalliferous Mining (including Mineral Exploration and Metalliferous Processing)
  • Coal Mining (including Coal Handling and Preparation)
  • Drilling
  • Quarrying (extractive industries)
  • Civil Construction

What’s covered

  • Four-wheel drive specific terminology and techniques
  • Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • Performing pre-departure checks
  • Navigation equipment
  • Safe vehicle loading practices
  • Operate four-wheel drive both on and off road
  • Correct use of four-wheel drive systems
  • Identification and use of recovery points
  • Correct and safe use of snatch straps to recover a vehicle
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs

This training is conducted under agreement with MyneSight Pty Ltd RTO #31900.

Current Drivers Licence – Minimum of Provisionals

RIIVEH201D – Operate Light Vehicle (This can be included in the 2 day course as required)

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with an electronic Statement of Attainment for: RIIVEH305E – Operate and maintain a four-wheel drive vehicle

2 days

Training is delivered face-to-face by experienced industry trainers.

Participants will be required to complete theory and practical activities and assessments.

Training can be delivered at our training facility in Bowen or on site in a suitable training environment.

Current Drivers Licence – Minimum of Provisionals

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

To create or retrieve your USI number visit: www.usi.gov.au/students

Please ensure you wear appropriate clothing and closed-in footwear.


Tea and coffee will be supplied. Please bring smoko and lunch as required.

A workplace verification or site evidence is required to obtain a Statement of Attainment in this competency where participants do not hold the pre-requisite RIIVEH201D Operate Light Vehicle.

Please call one of our friendly staff for more information.


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