Driven Training is a Registered Training Organisation (40780)


Operate Four Wheel Drive Vehicle

Course Dates

Course Name:

TLIC0023 Operate Four Wheel Drive Vehicle

Course Type:

4WD Driver Training (Nationally recognised)

Course Description:

This course encompasses the skills and knowledge necessary for the safe operation of a 4WD vehicle across various conditions, adhering to the applicable state/territory legislated roads, traffic license requirements, and Company Policies.

The curriculum covers activities such as driving a 4WD vehicle on roads, navigating gradients, ascending and descending steep slopes and manoeuvring in rugged terrain. Additionally, participants will learn to utilise vehicle equipment and controls effectively and perform thorough pre- and post-operational checks.

Course Duration:

This 4WD driving course is delivered over one 8-hour day (depending on ability and experience).

Course Locations:

We can deliver this training course at one of our driver training facilities located at:

  • Chinchilla, Queensland
    (Surat Basin).
  • Swan Gully, Bromelton
    (Near Beaudesert).

Or 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:

Recognised driver’s licence or provisional car licence.

Training Dates:

TLIC0023 is offered for group bookings (minimum numbers and days may apply). Please contact our office to arrange a suitable date.

Course Cost:



TLIC0023 is a nationally recognised driver training course.
Driven Training Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (40780)

TLIC0023 Course Structure

The TLIC0023 four wheel driving training course consists of:

  • Online self-paced study
  • Online assessment
  • Questionnaire
  • Static practical lessons around the vehicle
  • Hands-on lessons and assessment driving a 4WD vehicle

TLIC0023 – Information Topics Covered

Topics covered during the classroom lessons include the following:

  • Legal requirements and company procedure/policy – land access
  • Prestart/post operational checks – load security/fault finding
  • Defensive driving techniques – night driving/wet roads/animals/environmental impacts
  • Four-wheel drive systems
  • Journey management – fatigue/communication
  • Off road driving techniques – terrain/sand/mud
  • On/off road driving techniques – hazard identification

Unit of competency: Here is the official government definition of what’s covered by this driver training module.

TLIC0023 – Practical Component

On the TLIC0023 4WD course you will have 4 hours of practical training in a 4WD vehicle covering the following lessons:

  • Prestart/post operational checks – load security/fault repair
  • Journey management
  • Driving on public and unsealed roads – emergency braking/cornering/adherence to road rules/company policy and procedure
  • Negotiating various terrain – up/down steep slopes, across side slopes
  • Fitting and use of chains – only where required/company policy
  • Monitoring environmental impacts
  • Complete stall recovery – forwards and reverse
Driven Training is a Registered Training Organisation (40780)
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Courses without this logo are not nationally accredited.