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Duration

year/s

This program is delivered over 2-3 days. The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units. Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

* - Student Visa holders must study internally full time

Locations

Alice Springs, Casuarina, Katherine
Not available to international students.

Course code

VTP413

Overview

Depending on the units selected, this short can cover:

  • Basic vehicle maintenance
  • Driving on unsealed roads and general vehicle safety
  • Tackling uneven and difficult terrain which can include sand, mud, and water
  • Recovering a bogged vehicle

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 workshops, students may use these units towards completion of a certificate II or III qualification in a range of industry areas.

Fees

2022 course fees:
Program 1 (1-2 units)
For students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is between $280.00-420.00 (depending on elective choices), and for students who are not eligible is $550.00.

Program 2 (3 units)
For students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is $507.50, and for students who are not eligible is $700.00.

Course information flyer(s)

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Why study at CDU?

Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.

  • Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
  • Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
  • Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
  • Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond

What will I study?

To achieve the vocational training program VTP413 - 4x4 Operations between 1-3 units of competency must be completed as listed below.

Course structure

Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.

The total Nominal Hours for this training program is between 25-145.
 

CodeModule/Unit of CompetencyHours
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FWPCOT3325Operate a four wheel drive vehicle on unsealed roads40
FWPCOT3329Perform complex four wheel drive operations80
FWPCOT3326Recover four wheel drive vehicle25
 Total nominal hours for the training program25-145

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

To gain entry into VTP413 4x4 Operations, candidates must hold a current Australian provisional licence or above.

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

Essential requirements

English language requirements

The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.

Nikki

CDU student

Nikki Govan

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: Alice Springs, Casuarina, 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
Conservation Officer
Area of study
Agriculture and Rural Operations, Conservation and Land Management, Tourism and Hospitality, Transport and Logistics

Contact details

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

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How to apply

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

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.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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