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Key details

Duration

0.5 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification is two (2) days face-to-face.

Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

* - Student Visa holders must study internally full time

Locations

Katherine
Not available to international students.

Course code

VTP357

Overview

This short course covers:

  • Basic vehicle maintenance
  • Driving on unsealed roads and general vehicle safety
  • Tackling uneven and difficult terrain including sand, mud and water

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

After completing the 4x4 workshop students may use these units towards completion of a Certificate II or III qualification in a range of industry areas.

Fees

2022 Course fee for students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is $420.00, and for students who are not eligible is $550.00.

Course information flyer(s)

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Why study at CDU?

Study with the Territory's largest provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) and gain industry-ready skills and experience. Whether you're a high school student or a working professional, we've got the courses and qualifications you want plus the support and flexibility you need to succeed.

  • Learn from expert lecturers and industry professionals
  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning to qualify faster

What will I study?

To achieve VTP357 4WD Operations on Unsealed Roads a total of two (2) units of competency must be completed as listed below. Students will be issued with a 'Statement of Attainment' for units successfully completed.

Course structure

The total nominal hours for the sequence listed below is 120.

Code Module/Unit of Competency Hours
CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FWPCOT3259 Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads 40
FWPFGM3215 Perform complex 4X4 operations 80
  Total nominal hours for core units 120

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.

To gain entry into VTP357 4WD Operations on Unsealed Roads, candidates must:

  • Hold a current Australian provisional driver's licence or above

Essential requirements

English language requirements

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Course details

Accreditation

This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.

VET for secondary schools

VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

Select VSS for more detail about this program.

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

Locations: Katherine

Study Mode: On campus

Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Additional information

Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
PRIMARY INDUSTRY
Occupation types
Mobile Plant Operators Nfd
Area of study
Agriculture and Rural Operations, Conservation and Land Management, Tourism and Hospitality

Contact details

Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call).

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Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

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