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ADI offer extensive courses designed specifically for operating a 4WD in difficult terrain and off road terrain for the recreational adventurer.

ADI’s 4WD Driver Training Program is designed to develop preventative 4WD skills and road safety awareness by aligning techniques to Worlds Best Practice. Our Instructors train and then seamlessly assess each participant to a required standard of compliance with expected standards, to identify competency and capability. This program is most suitable for recreational 4WD drivers who like to go off the beaten track or would like  to know how to safely and effectively operate their 4WD vehicle.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of driving a 4WD vehicle safely.

  • know the hazards and risks associated with driving a 4WD vehicle in remote and off road conditions.

  • The ability to apply safe driving methods in accordance with World's Best Practice AND Australian Road Law.

Course Includes

  • Maintain vehicle safety

  • Defensive driving techniques

  • Hazard perception and risk management

  • 4WD Basic Skills including sand, mud, water crossings and traversing

  • Vehicle dynamics including high centre of gravity

  • Tyre changing

  • Emergency Procedures, Mechanical Recovery, Survival and Map Reading

  • Environment and Sustainability

  • Fatigue and Journey Management


  • A Certificate of Attendance and Written Report is provided for all Non-Accredited training upon completion


  • POA


  • 1-3 Participants - One full day (7.00am - 5.30pm)

The Australian Driving institute 4x4 4WD courses for government receation SA QLD Victoria WA NT Tasmania
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