4wd and Offroad Driver Training in Sydney


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Run by our very own professional driver trainer Shane King, the course is specifically designed for our clients that have little or no off road driving experience but who want to learn more about their vehicles, the correct and safe techniques of how to take their vehicle off road and to also see what their vehicle is capable of.




You will learn.


  • Familiarisation with vehicle components and features.
  • Identify four wheel drive specific terms, terminology and techniques.
  • Plan for minimal environmental impact.
  • Perform pre-departure checks.
  • Responsible driving and mechanical sympathy.
  • Snatch strap recovery.
  • Basic water crossings.
  • Stall recovery.
  • Driving over a variety of terrain.


Participants need to bring.


  • Current drivers license.
  • Their own lunch, drinks including water resource, snacks etc.
  • Clothing suitable to the conditions, (Jackets, wet weather gear, hat, suncream etc), pair of sturdy leather gloves.
  • Snatch strap (rated to 2.5 – 3 times the GVM of their vehicle).
Basic entry requirements.


  • Vehicle needs to be fitted with Low Range.
  • Vehicle needs to be fitted with front & rear recovery points.
  • Vehicle tyres must be in good condition with suitable tread depth.

 We will provide a free loan UHF CB on all courses.


Location and Meeting Time.


Location – Meeting Point - Great Northern Trading Post - Is open from 0800am, they serve great breakfast food and coffee. Get there early to grab a bite to eat. 

Meeting Time – 8:45am for 9:00am departure SHARP. Please allow enough time to get there.

Course duration: 1 day.

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm (approximately).

There is no mobile phone reception at the meeting point. Contact details will be provided on receipt of booking.


Proposed training dates
12th March 2017
9th April 2017
14th May 2017

Once we have confirmation of payment for your training course, we'll send you (via email) the relevant documentation needed for the course.


Register your interest by sending an email to sales@mitchellbros4x4.com.au and we'll get things moving. 






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