RIIVEH305E - Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

RIIVEH305E - Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle
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RIIVEH305E - Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle



This unit of competency relates to the Resource and Infrastructure Industries, but it is widely used in the Government, Mining, Gas and Construction sector.


The purpose of this course is to impart the skills and knowledge required to prepare and operate vehicles and related equipment and drive across a variety of terrains. It applies to operators who are required to check their vehicle daily, ensure vehicle is safely loaded and use the 4wd modes.


At the completion of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Identify four-wheel drive specific terms, terminology, and techniques
  • Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • Perform pre-departure checks
  • Use four-wheel drive mode 
  • Coordinate and recover a vehicle
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs on four-wheel drive vehicles


This course is generally for persons operating four-wheel drive vehicle in the government, construction, mining, gas, or resources sector.  Generally, the work will involve working in remote or desolate areas.  They will generally be working within company guidelines, policies, and procedures. 

PLEASE NOTE: This course covers Generic Industry Practise.  Companies may have their own variation of the generic requirements.

Pre-requisites: A current drivers licence for the relevant class of vehicle.

Duration:  1 day course

Start Time:  7.30AM

Finish Time  It is envisaged the course will conclude at 4.30 pm  This course is competency based so finish time may vary depending on number of participants and their ability to reach competency.

Location:  Motor School, 137 Sandgate Road Albion QLD 4010 or a suitable training location as nominated by Motor School

Dress Code:  We recommend students wear clothing and PPE in accordance with their particular job requirement (long trousers, long sleeved shirt, and wide brimmed hat).

What you need to bring:

  • Current drivers licence
  • USI (Unique Student Identifier - www.usi.gov.au)
  • Clean enclosed shoes with a good tread
  • Sunscreen
  • Eye protection


Brisbane office course is fully catered and includes the use of our late model four-wheel drive vehicles. 

Outside of Brisbane vehicles can be supplied by application.


For course costs and dates please access our online course calendar. Please click on "Course Calendar" at the top menu bar.

Some courses may not be listed, so please contact our office on 1300 969 098 for additional information. 


This unit of competency is assessed through the completion of written theory assessment/s and practical assessment/s.


A Statement of Attainment for RIIVEH305E – Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle will be issued upon successful completion of all assessments.


Motor School policies and procedures are contained in the Student Handbook.

On booking request, you will be provided with a link to the Student Handbook, ensure you read Motor School policies and procedures it contains before confirming enrolment.

The Student Handbook, Motor School Refund Policy and Motor School Terms and Conditions can also be accessed on our website under “Student Information”.


Superseded Package versions: RIIVEH305A Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle  and RIIVEH305D Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle


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