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Craig Parsons | 082 557 0060
craig@activeonline.co.za

Join a community of 4x4 off roaders when you train with Off Road 4X4! Start an adventure that will last a lifetime by taking 4x4 driver training!

Our courses will teach you the skills to get yourself out of trouble if you get stuck in the sand, mud or any other tricky off road situation. Off roading is totally different to ordinary road driving.

At Off Road 4x4 you'll learn how to handle your vehicle and drive with finesse on unforgiving terrain.

Available Courses

Click on any of the courses below for further information...

This is focused on the new owner of a 4x4 who wants to know how to use the vehicle correctly in an Offroad environment.
In the session we cover:

  • How to prepare your 4x4 for going off road
  • Engine inspection
  • Recovery points
  • Drive Train
  • Recovery equipment one should have
  • How to read an obstacle
  • Client drives their vehicle through the various 4x4 obstacles to see the technology of the vehicle working
The session is just over 2 hours long.
Cost R950.00 per vehicle and you are invited to bring your partner or friend a long.
It is assumed that the learner attending this training will be in possession of a Code B or EB Drivers License. The leaner will apply the basic concepts of 4WD.

This training will enable the learner to practically demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to handle a 4WD, on-road and off-road, perform vehicle preparation, understand preventative maintenance and handle basic recovery situations and equipment, in an environmentally considerate manner.
In the session we cover:

  • The range of features, vehicle options and capabilities of a 4WD
  • An understanding of the preparation of a vehicle for off-road conditions
  • A basic understanding of the various chassis and suspension configurations
  • A basic understanding of a drive train
  • Operating a 4WD vehicle in off-road conditions
Cost R1880.00 per person, excludes the two 4x4 venues used for the training. It is over two days with theory and practical with homework being done in between.
It is assumed that the learner attending this training has completed the Basic accredited 4x4 training for US 254135. The leaner will have completed at least 5 4x4 routes with the last 12 months prior. This training will enable the learner to practically demonstrate the basic recovery techniques required when getting stuck in an Offroad environment. Knowledge and skills required to assess lifespan of current recovery equipment.
In this session we cover:

  • The differences in driving 4WD on-road and off-road
  • Basic knowledge of passenger and vehicle safety precautions
  • The features of a 4WD vehicle for off-road conditions
  • The understanding of off-road conditions and their relation to vehicle preparation and behaviour
  • Basic recovery techniques
  • Driving techniques typical to specific obstacles that are nature and terrain dependent
Cost R2700.00 per person, excludes the two 4x4 venues used for the training. It is over two days with theory and practical with homework being done in between.
This stands for Record of Prior Learning - RPL. It is assumed that the learner attending this training has sufficient knowledge and experience when it comes to 4x4. Both standards are assessed through theory as well as practical demonstration. The leaner will demonstrate their current level of competence through answering set questions and demonstrating the various recovery techniques. This training is created for an experienced driver who does not need to attend the required training days for the Basic and Advanced courses.

Cost R2000.00 per person, excludes the two 4x4 venues used for the training. It is over two days with theory and practical situations being completed by the learner.
This course is held at Atlantis Dunes – Cape Town. It covers vehicle preparation for the Dunes,

In the session we cover:

  • Preparation of our 4x4 for the Dunes
  • Engine inspection
  • How to drive in convoy
  • How to read the Dunes
  • How to determine entry and departure angles
  • Various recovery techniques in Dune driving
The session is just over 3 hours long.
Cost R950.00 per vehicle and you are invited to bring your partner or friend a long.

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