4WD Training

4WD Training


Do you or your team have to operate on gravel roads or off road?

What training have you had to safely negotiate terrain, hazards and obstacles?

Can you safely recover a bogged vehicle?

Crashes on gravel roads and/or off road can be very costly, dangerous and potentially lead to serious injury or worse.

Professional, well designed training is the only solution to keep you and your drivers safe.

PDA offer a range of programs to suit all experience levels from beginner to experienced and have trained experienced drivers from the Australian Defence Force and Tasmanian Ambulance Service amongst others.


Performance Driving Australia also provide training for Side by Side off road vehicles


If you are an employer who requires your team to operate off road – it is your responsibility to provide adequate training in the use of these vehicles and any supplied recovery equipment.


Nacap crew 4WD training with PDAPerformance Driving Australia design and deliver 4WD training programs in Australia and overseas.

With experience in nearly all terrain from desert sand to snow – our team will provide your drivers with solid knowledge and skills to  operate a vehicle safely off road.

Performance Driving Australia have turn-key 4WD programs for mining, oil-gas, surveying, civil construction, environmental/science projects, maritime support and recreational activities.

Performance Driving Australia programs have been designed to include nationally recognised units RIIVEH201D, RIIVEH305E and PMASUP236B. These are provided via our relationship with Billabong Training Services (RTO #32128).

Performance Driving Australia trainers are highly experienced, qualified and friendly and work with your drivers to maximise training effectiveness.

At the completion of the 4wd program, drivers should be able to safely negotiate a range of terrain as well as engage and operate the 4wd systems correctly.

Drivers will also be able to correctly identify and operate recovery equipment safely and effectively.

Performance Driving Australia 4WD Driver Training programs are available for small or large groups and are usually delivered over 1 or 2 days.


Performance Driving Australia 4WD Training programs take into consideration the driving experience of every driver. Drivers with prior experience can be assessed quickly while more time can be allocated to the drivers with little or no experience.


Mazda BT50 and PDAPerformance Driving Australia 4WD training programs include –

  • Trip Planning and Journey Management
  • Vehicle characteristics and limitations
  • Operation of various 4WD systems
  • Operating in a variety of terrain from low-range to challenging conditions
  • Safe vehicle recovery techniques
  • Operation with trailers (optional)

Performance Driving Australia can also offer the following nationally recognised units. These are provided via our relationship with Billabong Training Services (RTO #32128).

  • RIIVEH201D – Operate Light Vehicle
  • RIIVEH305E – Operate and Maintain a 4WD Vehicle
  • PMASUP236B – Operate Vehicles in The Field

Professional, Effective, Safe – 4WD Training


Contact us now.