TLIC2025 - Operate four wheel drive vehicle.

 

About the unit

This unit delivers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle in the.

The unit includes the following:

  • Pre-start checks of vehicle and equipment are carried out in accordance with manufacturer specifications and roadworthy requirements

  • Job hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards

  • Tyres are checked for pressure suitable for terrain and/or changed in accordance with manufacturer and workplace procedures

  • Vehicle fuel, water and any ancillary equipment are checked before starting vehicle journey in accordance with manufacturer and workplace procedures

  • Loads are secured in accordance with workplace and legislative requirements

  • Vehicle is driven on-road and off-road in accordance with legislative and workplace requirements, at appropriate operating speeds for road or track conditions and hazards

  • Vehicle equipment/controls are set and operated in accordance with manufacturer instructions for operation in surrounding terrain

  • Road conditions are constantly monitored, negotiated and appropriate operations and control techniques are used to ensure safe vehicle operation and no injury to people or damage to vehicle, tracks or loads is sustainedVVehicle is parked and shut down in accordance with workplace and manufacturer requirements

 

  • Operate vehicle on, or across a gradient 

  • Intended vehicle path is inspected prior to negotiating gradient 

  • Loads are secured in accordance with workplace and legislative requirements

  • Appropriate gear and/or range are selected and engine revolutions are maintained to ensure constant traction 

  • Vehicle is driven on-road and off-road in accordance with legislative and workplace requirements at appropriate speeds for conditions and gradient hazards 

  • Vehicle equipment/controls are set and operated in accordance with manufacturer instructions for operation in, on or across a gradient

  • Gradient conditions are constantly monitored, and appropriate operations and control techniques are used to ensure safe vehicle operation and no injury to people or damage to vehicle, tracks or loads is sustained.

 

  • Operate vehicle ascending a steep gradient  

  • Intended vehicle path is inspected prior to negotiating ascent

  • Appropriate gear and/or range are selected to ascend grade, and engine revolutions are maintained to ensure constant traction

  • Vehicle equipment/controls are set and operated in accordance with manufacturer instructions for operation while ascending a steep gradient

  • Stall recovery techniques are applied in accordance with manufacturer and workplace procedures

  • Ascent conditions are constantly monitored, and appropriate operations and control techniques are used to ensure safe vehicle operation and no injury to people or damage to vehicle, tracks or loads is sustained

  • Operate vehicle descending a steep gradient  

  • Intended vehicle path is inspected prior to negotiating gradient

  • Appropriate gear and/or range are selected to descend grade, and engine revolutions are maintained to ensure constant traction

  • Vehicle equipment/controls are set and operated in accordance with manufacturer instructions for operation while descending a steep gradient

  • Stall recovery techniques are applied in accordance with manufacturer and workplace procedures

  • Descent conditions are constantly monitored, and appropriate operations and control techniques are used to ensure safe vehicle operation and no injury to people or damage to vehicle, tracks or loads is sustained.

  • Operate vehicle in rugged terrain 

  • Intended vehicle path is inspected prior to negotiating rugged terrain

  • Appropriate gear and/or range are selected to negotiate rugged terrain and engine revolutions are maintained to ensure constant traction

  • Vehicle equipment/controls are set and operated in accordance with manufacturer instructions for operation in surrounding terrain

  • Vehicle chains are fitted in accordance with manufacturer instructions and environmental conditions, as required

  • Vehicle load is inspected, positioned and secured to maximise traction for four wheel driving

  • Rugged conditions are constantly monitored, and appropriate operations and control techniques are used to ensure safe vehicle operation and no injury to people or damage to vehicle, tracks or loads is sustained

 

  • Complete operations 

  • Vehicle is parked and shut down in accordance with workplace and manufacturer requirements

  • Faults or malfunctions are corrected and/or reported in accordance with manufacturer and workplace requirements

  • Vehicle and equipment are cleaned and stored after use in accordance with workplace requirements

  • Documentation and journey reports are completed in accordance with workplace standards.

 

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