Driver Training (Local/Overseas) —
BASIC FUNDAMENTAL TO 4-WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE (4WD)
The objective of this course is to familiarize drivers with key features, capabilities and limitations of their off road capable 4WD vehicle, whilst developing a clear understanding of the correct techniques of a 4WD vehicle in desert, sand and remote situations. Protection of passengers, the vehicle and the environment are demonstrated throughout the training program.
This course provides the participants with the skills and knowledge required to use appropriate range, gear and technique to drive a four-wheel through desert and remote terrain, apply basic vehicle recovery techniques and learn tips for survival in desert and remote terrains.
Introduction to 4WD Specific Terms, Terminology & Techniques
Desert & Remote Driving Rules
Sand and Sand Dunes Appreciation
Tyres & Tyre Pressure
Plan for Minimum Environment Impact
Desert & Remote Area Preparations
Static Training & Demonstration
Vehicle Inspection and Pre-Departure Checks
Correct Driving Posture for Maximum Control
4WD Vehicle Characteristic
Techniques to Ascend and Descend in Desert and Remote Terrain
Classroom Theory, Static Training and Demonstration Exercise