Learn off road defensive driving for mine sites

4x4 Mine Site Course - Two (2) days

$649 per person in Darwin

This course is for people who would like to work in or are working in the mining industry, the unit is from the RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package.  Our trainers are experienced in both top end and Central Australian driving conditions.  This training will help you meet your work health safety regulations.  The unit of competency is: RIIVEH305F Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle.

4x4 Mine Site Course - Two (2) days

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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About the course

The training will prepare you for driving a 4x4 vehicle with a GVM less than 4.5 ton in the mining industry.  This course is tailored to meet the needs of the gas, mining and oil industry.  Learn key skills in driving a four wheel drive vehicle and off road defensive driving.  Our Nationally Accredited two (2) day four wheel drive training course is 80% practical and 20% theory.  Our courses are limited to twelve (12) students per course.  Watch the 20 second video, it will help on water crossing.

What will I learn?

This two (2) day course covers the practical and theory of:

  • Corrugated roads
  • Driving vehicles in sand and mud
  • Tyre changing and inspection
  • Fatigue hazards and solutions
  • Vehicle pre-start check
  • Defensive driving and low risk
  • Animal awareness
  • Emergency braking
  • Hazards of high speed driving
  • Low range & high range
  • Vehicle recovery
  • Electric winch recovery
  • Driving with road trains and other large vehicles
  • Road fatalities
  • Minimising vehicle rollovers
  • Hubs & centre differential lock
  • Mine site procedures and policies
  • Employee’s responsibilities under the Workplace Health and Safety Act (duty of care)

The unit of competency is: RIIVEH305F Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle.