Read on for some of our most frequently asked questions. Got a question for us that's not on the list? Call our office on (0418) 646016 and we'll answer it for you.
Where are courses conducted?
We are based on the Cooloola Coast in Queensland, but our courses can be conducted at a location to suit you throughout Australia.
Are the courses accredited?
A number of our courses are Nationally accredited. These courses are further detailed on the previous pages - eg. 4WD Training
Do I need my own vehicle?
Yes you do. We normally have a ratio of no more than 2 participants per vehicle. Some people hire cars specifically for the course.
Are the instructors qualified?
Our instructors hold qualifications in Assessment and Workplace Training, have many years experience in the field and some are former NSW Police driver trainers.They also hold current First Aid qualifications.
Can I do a course on my own, without joining a group?
Courses can be arranged for one-on-one tuition. Contact our office for more details.
What if I am a bit nervous, or haven't had any previous experience?
Our instructors are highly experienced workplace trainers, and will understand your situation. You will be given all of the necessary advice and training that will see you successfully complete all units of the course. At the end of the course you will have a much better understanding of the principles involved in using your vehicle safely, and we guarantee you will feel a lot more confident.
I have been driving for years, why should I do this course?
Experience is a great teacher, and you will be recognised for you skills. Think of any additional training as a refresher with the opportunity to learn something new.
How do I pay for my training?
Pre-payment is generally not required for any of our training. Payment can be made at the time of your training course.
How do I access student information?
Do you have student support services available?
We are here to support you during your training with us. If you need help feel free to ask your instructor for guidance or advice. If you require further support, some of the following options may be of assistance:
* Lifeline: 131114 or www.lifeline.org.au
* ASQA: www.asqa.gov.au
* Medical or other emergency: Ph: 000
Do I require a USI (Unique Student Identifier) for my training?
Do you have any disability services?
If you have a disability that may impact on your training please contact our office to discuss your specific needs. Where possible we will provide any required support. We are also keen to support students with literacy and numeracy issues and will tailor individual support to assist you in your training.
Do you have any third party training arrangements?
The Australian 4WD Academy has signed written agreements with 4WD Off Road Driver Training Pty Ltd, a third party training provider. All training is delivered under the auspices of the Australian 4WD Academy and all qualifications obtained through these third party providers are issued by the Australian 4WD Academy Pty Ltd (RTO #91225).