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Operate Side By Side Utility Vehicles

Course Dates

Course Name:

AHCMOM216 Operate Side By Side Utility Vehicles

Course Type:

Utility Vehicle Courses

Course Description:

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake work using a side by side utility vehicle used for general transport, carrying loads, towing small trailers and mustering stock. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety requirements manufacturer’s specifications and sustainability practices. This training course applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

Course Duration:

This is an 8-hour driver training course (depending on ability and experience)

Course Locations:

We can come to you.

  • Anywhere in Australia
    Our driver training instructors are also able to travel anywhere in Australia, to your location, to teach this course. There may be a Charge for travel when time spent travelling both to and from training location is more than 1 hour in total, and where there are mobilisation and demobilisation costs.


Course Pre-requisites:

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
The utility vehicle must be operated according to the relevant state/territory licensing authority vehicle licence requirements and regulations.

Training Dates:

This training is offered for group bookings. Minimum numbers and days may apply. Please contact us to arrange a suitable date.

Course Cost:



AHCMOM216 Course Structure

The AHCMOM216 driver training consists of:

  • Sign-in and induction
  • Classroom presentation and discussion
  • Questionnaire
  • Static practical lessons around the vehicle
  • Hands-on lessons and assessment driving a four wheel drive
  • There will be some self paced study.

The course is run with a candidate to assessor ratio of 3-1.

AHCMOM216 – Information Topics Covered

The theory lesson covers the following topics

  • Legal requirements and environmental protection
  • Prestart/post operational checks, operators manual
  • Identify hazards and risks
  • Defensive driving techniques, functional applications
  • Driving on uneven terrain
  • Loading and unloading machinery
  • Attachment of ancillary equipment to machinery
  • Emergency shut down procedures, safety operations

Unit of competency: Here’s the official government definition of the topics covered by the AHCMOM216 driver training course.

AHCMOM216 – Practical Component

On the AHCMOM216 driver training you’ll be participate in 4 hours of practical training in a vehicle, covering the following subjects:

  • Prestart and post operational checks, fault repair, securing loads
  • Loading and unloading machinery
  • Driving on public and unsealed roads
  • Vehicle manoeuvring, start, stop, forwards, reverse
  • Emergency braking on unsealed roads
  • Driving on uneven terrain, up and down hills
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