Learn off road defensive driving skills

Gas, Oil, Mining Industry 4WD Course

Our trainers have completed on-site inductions and medicals for the large mines in the NT.  We are experienced in Darwin's wet season driving conditions and have a trainer based in Alice Springs, who has twenty five (25) years experience.  Nationally recognised training that will train your staff in the safest methods to minimise vehicle accidents and help meet work health and safety obligations (WHS).  This course is tailored to meet the needs of the gas, mining, oil and logistics industry.

Gas, Oil, Mining Industry 4WD Course

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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About the course

This one (1) day course will prepare you for driving a 4x4 vehicle in the mining, gas and oil industry in the Northern Territory.  The course is from the Transport and Logistics Training Package (TLIC).

Learn key skills in driving a four wheel drive (4x4) vehicle and navigating outback roads in safely.  Our Nationally accredited four wheel drive training course is 90% practical and 10% theory.  It is performed in your workplace vehicle to ensure best results, our 4x4 defensive driving courses are limited to ten (10) students per course and a maximum of three (3) students per vehicle.  All students must have a current drivers license.

What will I learn?

This course covers the practical and theory of:

  • Driving with road trains and other large vehicles
  • Road fatalities
  • Tire changing and inspection
  • Sandy, dusty, corrugated roads
  • Minimising vehicle rollovers
  • Fatigue management
  • Hill ascent & descending
  • Pre start
  • Low risk and defensive driving
  • Animal awareness
  • Hazards of high speed driving
  • Low range & high range
  • Emergency braking
  • Hubs & center differential lock
  • Employee’s responsibilities under the Workplace Health and Safety Act
  • Duty of Care

The unit of competency is: TLIC2025 Operate a four wheel drive vehicle.