4WD Course

4WD Course

4WD Course

Information on the 4WD course

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4WD Course

Working in the mining and resource sector often requires visiting and working in remote areas where access is only possible by going off-road.  Completing a 4WD course can save your life, as well as the lives of others.  The aim of the 4WD course is to improve your knowledge and skills in operating a four wheel drive vehicle in a variety of situations and conditions.

Mining and resource companies take the safety of their personnel very seriously and it is high on their agenda to minimise collisions, lower vehicle running costs and provide a safe working environment at all times. Having the 4WD course featured on your resume could make a big difference to your application.

The 4WD course is nationally accredited and you have the option of completing one or both of the units of competencies.

RIIVEH201B ““ Operate a Light Vehicle (4WD)
RIIVEH305A ““ Operate & maintain a 4WD vehicle

Completing this 4WD course will show your future employer that you’ve invested your time and money in a nationally recognised 4WD course, which ensures you are competent and knowledgeable in operating a vehicle in a range of challenging off-road driving conditions.

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4WD course locations

The 4WD course is held just west of Brisbane, QLD.  Once you`ve booked your 4WD course spot, we will contact you to confirm your  booking, select a suitable 4WD course date and location that suits your availability.

Our four wheel drive trainers have real-world experience in the mining, oil and gas industries – meaning they are excellent trainers who will prepare you for what to expect when driving in all types of terrain and off-road-situations, day or night. This is a highly practical 4WD course – after completion, you will be able to apply your 4WD course knowledge and show your current or future employer you possess real four wheel drive skills – which could make a big difference to your career.

4WD course - four wheel drive course locations for driver training in a 4WD vehicle.

Why you should do your 4WD course with us

Choosing the right 4WD course is important, your future in the mining and resource industry could depend on it. We partner with the Australia-wide training network of Industry Pathways to deliver the highest quality 4WD course in Australia. After completing the 4WD course, you’ll have instant access to the Industry Pathways Post Training Job Support network which increases your opportunity of gaining employment and/or improving your employment opportunities and job prospects.

You’ll also have access to our job network of mining and resource companies/agencies who are continually looking for highly trained, resource-ready people to work in the mining and resource industry. In most cases, you simply send us your resume, we’ll add it to our database and you’ll be notified when new jobs are posted. More information on the 4WD Course here…

Mining Induction - Post Training Job Support for all students completing the Mining Induction


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Upon successful completion of this course students are awarded a nationally recognised VET “Statement of Attainment” for the units completed on the 4WD course.

iMINCO Mining Training

Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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