Course Type:
Short Course; Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus
8.30am - 4.00pm

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Course Overview

Get traction in your off-road work and Aussie adventures with our range of 4WD courses that are nationally accredited. Four-wheel driving is an Australian staple for recreational purposes, and it’s also important to master in a range of workplaces that contain uncovered roads. If you or your employees need a 4WD ticket for work or personal interests, this is the course for you.

In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively navigate a 4WD vehicle in a variety of exciting situations, including unsealed roads, steep terrains and water crossings. You will also master important techniques for safely recovering vehicles, and reducing the costs of wear and tear on your machinery. Take your off-road adventures to the next level with this thrilling, hands-on course.

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive credit for the relevant units of competence.

Course Dates

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Career Opportunities

This course may be relevant to work in the following areas:

  • Conservation and Land Management
  • Forestry Occupational Health and Safety
  • Sport and Recreation

Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Must have a current drivers licence.


Must have a current drivers licence.

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

This training is suitable for both government and recreational drivers.

Must have a current drivers licence.


Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

FWPCOT3326 Recover Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
FWPCOT3329 Perform complex four wheel drive operations
FWPCOT3325 Operate four wheel drive vehicle on unsealed roads


Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including practical tasks, practical experience, practical demonstrations and written/practical assessments