PMASUP236 – Operate vehicles in the field

National CodePMASUP236 – Operate vehicles in the field

Course Currency Status: Current

Duration: 2 day plus pre-reading & pre-course questionnaire

Mode of Delivery: Blended learning (Pre-learning & face to face)

Enrolment with Getabout Training Services (RTO 90547). Delivery by Driver & Operator Training.

  Outcomes for Operate vehicles in the field course include:

  • preparing vehicle and securing load
  • performing vehicle familiarisation checks, and/or rectify issues
  • identifying fuel, water and other supplies required 
  • inspecting all ancillary equipment and operational accessories
  • route planning, interpret access manuals and topographical maps
  • obtaining relevant authorisations/notifications, communicate journey details 
  • monitoring driving conditions and requirements constantly
  • monitoring and maintaining fluid levels and air pressures
  • applying knowledge of vehicle differences to the driving requirements of four wheel  
  • drive and conventional vehicles
  • defensive driving techniques & observe additional precautions for night driving
  • driving to suit road conditions  
  • recovery of a vehicle
  • operating recovery equipment safely
  • performing a battery ‘jump start’ safely
  • change a wheel on a properly jacked vehicle
  • observing site specific vehicle entry restrictions
  • following appropriate search and rescue notification procedures
  • following appropriate procedures for passing large or heavy vehicles

Full course information can be found here .

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