Training (Formal and Informal) From time to time, the Club organises a range of formal and informal training workshops for members in response to demand. The Club DOES NOT provide commercial training for non Club individuals or groups. However, the Club is able to suggest commercial training providers. Club training is provided by qualified or experienced Club trainers or by external training providers.
Club Training includes:
Accredited basic 4WDriving
Accredited advanced 4WDriving
Accredited Chainsaw Operation
Accredited First Aid and Remote Area First Aid training
Informal, non-accredited skills development workshops:
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org Check Coming Events and Club Calendar for training dates.
Driver Training Why do 4WD driver training?
Gain the knowledge and skills to competently drive a 4WD vehicle in off road situations to minimise risks of accidents, incidents and the need for vehicle recovery.
Improve the confidence and competence of trip leaders.
Promote confidence of trip participants that the leader is competent.
Be able to efficiently and safely recover/extract a stuck vehicle.
Enhance the enjoyment of 4Wdriving through improved confidence. This is especially evident if travelling with a group of people who have been trained to the same standards.
Demonstrate to land managers, regulators and the general public a commitment to responsible 4WDriving.
Be able to participate in 4WD activities in restricted areas where a training certificate is required for access e.g. volunteer activities in National Parks.
Qualify for discounts on vehicle insurance offered by some insurance providers.
Demonstrate a Duty of Care and due diligence in the event of an accident or incident.
Be awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment on successful completion of the assessments. Employers often require their employees to hold this qualification if 4WD vehicle operation is part of their employment.
Basic Driver Training The Club offers accredited basic driver training for members. Formal 1 day courses covering theory and hands-on practical work are run once a year. Training is conducted by experienced, qualified Trainer/Assessors under the auspices of the Driver Training Unit of the 4WD Association of NSW and ACT in conjunction with Getabout Training Services. Courses are accredited and successful participants are awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (RIIVEH305E- Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle). Fees apply.
Advanced Driver Training The Club offers accredited 2 day advanced 4WD driver training for members. Successful completion of the Basic Driver Training is a prerequisite. Training covers two Units of Competency: SISODRV404A Drive a 4WD vehicle in difficult terrain. SISODRV405A Coordinate recovery of 4WD vehicles (Note Units are changing). Fees apply.
First Aid Training The Club organises Remote Area First Aid Training, Basic First Aid, Advanced First Aid and Refresher Courses as needed. Training courses are are highly practical / hands on and directly tailored to the needs of people who enjoy outdoor recreation. The courses are delivered by an extremely experienced front line paramedic.
For further information contact Remote Safety Solutions or John Kent email@example.com. Download the brochure here for the Remote Area First Aid training: