Designed for all drivers, this course teaches students how to safely recover a bogged or disabled four-wheel vehicle, from steep inclines or boggy terrain, using standard recovery equipment and or special driving techniques. This course is especially relevant for those who use a 4WD vehicle in remote areas and other difficult driving environments. Training can take place in a TAFE vehicle or in a vehicle provided by the client.
S.W.L. Safe Working Load limits.
Cautions on SWL, WLL and RecLL
Reason Why Vehicles Become Bogged / Ditched
Types of Winches
PTO, Electric or Hydraulic winch
Hand operated (portable) winch
Winch extension straps
Tree trunk protector
Generic Safety Points
How the Winch Reacts to Load
Calculating the Pull required (Necessary to prevent over loading the winch or exceeding tackle load limits)
Alternate Anchor Points
The Straight Pull
2:1 Ratio Pull
3:1 Ratio Pull
The Winching Process
Towing another Vehicle
Recovery Procedures – detailed
IA248 4WD Vehicle Recovery
Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance upon completion.
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
This course is conducted over 8 hours with a **minimum of 3** and **maximum of 6** learners per course.
Training can take place in a TAFE vehicle or in a vehicle provided by the client.
**Please Note:** course length may change depending on class size.
Generally our timings are 8am - 12pm and 12.30pm - 4.30pm, however we can deliver outside of these ours if required.
Must hold current Driver's Licence.
Fee For Service $1,350.00 (Tuition $1,300.00, Materials $50.00)
How to apply
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When You Can Enrol
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