Training Programs

 Trainees gather under shade to hear the task's instruction.

Trainees gather under shade to hear the task's instruction.

 A trainee learns to attach the snap strap to a vehicle bogged in sand.

A trainee learns to attach the snap strap to a vehicle bogged in sand.

 

With over 20 years of training experience, Jol Fleming and his team are committed to helping you make your outback travel safer. Bush travelling off-highway in Central Australia offers unexpected challenges:  flat tyres, corrugations, sand, large animals, flooding, breakdowns, difficult or no communications.

Our 4WD / AWD training programs give you the necessary skills and confidence to tackle outback roads, to avoid accidents and still have fun.

Our personal approach to training has been designed for a comprehensive and enjoyable learning experience while giving you the confidence needed to stay safe in the outback.

 

4WD Vehicle Familiarisation

1-2 hours Saturdays only. Bookings essential 0408 485 641.

Bring your car & we’ll show you what all the buttons are for. Change a tyre safely. Equipment checklist available.

$40/hr.

4WD / AWD – An Introduction to Driving & Recovery

1 day (6 hours)

Vehicle & equipment checks, changing a flat tyre, using 4WD / AWD on dirt roads and single snatch-strap recovery techniques.

$440 per person (including GST)

4 Wheel Driving & Recovery – Be Safe and Have Fun

2 days, including 1 full day driving (Vehicles must have low range gears)

Basic vehicle theory, comprehensive vehicle checks, changing flat tyres on uneven surfaces, survival strategies & protocols.  
Second day includes driving in a variety of terrain types – dirt roads, sand tracks, dunes, rocks, and recovery in more difficult situations. 

$770 per person (including GST)

4WD Master Class

Up to 4 hours.  Bookings essential 0408 485 641.

One-on-one instruction in your vehicle.  Take a drive with a very experienced 4WD driver and traveller over a variety of terrains. Learn how to use your high and low range.  Get the best performance from your vehicle.

Prices to be negotiated.

Advanced 4 Wheel Driving & Recovery

25 hours over 4 days (or 2 weekends)

Basic elements of four wheel driving and recovery plus advanced vehicle maintenance and repairs (fixing flat tyres at the roadside), driving in more difficult terrains, map reading & GPS, using various winching and snatch-strap techniques,trip planning and preparation.

$1,650 per person (including GST).