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Four-wheel Driving Defensive Driver

4WD Driver Awareness Course

"The professional quality of the instructor to pass on his knowledge was outstanding."


Completed the 4WD Driver Course, June 2016

"The professionalism was just mind blowing plus knowledge of how to approach each situation."


Completed the 4WD Driver Course, June 2016

One person price (one vehicle): $390*
Two person price (one vehicle): $490*

Two Day Course, Non-accredited

Two day practical 4WD driving course for all adult drivers. This course teaches the survival skills which are not part of the licensing test. Theoretical explanations are reinforced by practical exercises carried out on Roadcraft’s purpose-built training circuits. You will have the tools to be a much safer driver by the end of the course.

Day One

Introduction (Classroom)
4WD Control Skills (Theory & Practical)
Flow Circuit (Theory & Practical)
Emergency Braking (Theory & Practical)
4WD Limitations (Theory & Practical)
Off-Road Drive (Practical)
Defensive Presentation (Classroom)

Day Two

Recovery (Optional) (Theory)
Ascent & Descent (Theory & Practical)
Water Crossings (Theory & Practical)
Defensive Driving (Theory)
On- & Off-Road Drive (Practical)

What to bring

  • Your four-wheel drive
  • Driver's Licence
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Water bottle
  • Sensible shoes

Important Details

  • Bookings are essential
  • Course starts at 8:30am (please arrive by 8:15am / finishes 4:00pm)
  • Chilled drinking water and tea and coffee available
  • All Roadcraft courses have a Lay-By system
  • Course must be paid for in full before course can be attended
  • EFTPOS and Credit Card facilities available

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Frequently Asked Questions

AYes. You will need to bring your own 4WD for this course. 

Q Do I need my own vehicle for the course?

A Yes. You will need to bring your own 4WD for this course. 

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