• Course Code
  • 04174WDT
  • Unit Code
  • 04174WDT
  • Course Type
  • Short Course; Accredited Course
  • Cost
  • $1100
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Off Campus
  • Times
  • 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • Location
  • Forestec
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Course Overview

Do you require a 4WD ticket for your work or for personal interests, or do you have employees who drive on dirt tracks or unsealed roads?

Get traction in your offroad work or adventures with our range of four wheel drive courses that deliver nationally accredited training. You will learn how to safely and effectively navigate a four wheel drive vehicle in a variety of situations including unsealed roads, steep terrains and water crossings.

You will also discover techniques for the safe recovery of vehicles and tricks of the trade in efficiently running your vehicle to reduce wear and tear and running costs.

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

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

Unit CodeUnit Name
FWPCOT3259Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads
FWPCOT3260Recover four wheel drive vehicles
FWPFGM3215Perform complex 4x4 operations


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


Call 1300 133 717
8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

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