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Four Wheel Drive On Road

Duration 2 days
Price $685.00 ex GST per person
Refresher Duration 1 day
Refresher Price $330.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 20848



This course aims to produce an operator that can safely demonstrate knowledge of the skills and attributes for Four Wheel Drive (4WD) driving on road.

Entry Criteria

Learners must:

  • Hold a minimum of a New Zealand Class 1 restricted driver's licence.
  • Have access to a light 4WD vehicle (described below) and suitable roads.
  • Be physically fit and able to demonstrate physical competency for the skill being trained.

NOTE: This course requires the use of a light 4WD vehicle (any four-wheel vehicle with a gross laden weight less than 3500kg and capable of having motive power applied simultaneously to all four wheels.

Additional charges may apply if a vehicle must be hired.

Site Requirements

Formed road or track that is (three surfaces required):

  • Fine gravel on hard base.
  • Wet seal.
  • Ice road.
  • Sealed surface with fresh mud on it.
  • Dry sealed road surface.


Refreshing learning outcomes above for unit standard 20848

$330 ex GST per person

Min: 6
Max: 10

1 Day

*Unit Standards will not be awarded on completion of a Refreshers course. Please see here for further detail.

Unit standards

Demonstrate knowledge of and skills for driving a light four wheel drive (4WD) vehicle on-road

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