Operate 4x4 vehicle

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver FPICOT2234B, 'Operate 4x4 vehicle'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate 4x4 vehicle' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for 4x4 operations

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to operating a 4x4 vehicle are identified and followed

1.2. Pre-start checks of 4x4 vehicle and equipment are carried out in line with manufacturer specifications and roadworthy requirements

1.3. Tyres are checked for pressure suitable for terrain and changed as required in line with organisational procedures

1.4. Loads are secured in line with organisational and legislative requirements

1.5. Communication with others is established and maintained in line with OHS requirements

2. Operate 4x4 vehicle

2.1. Intended vehicle path is inspected for potential hazards and risks prior to negotiation in line with OHS and environmental requirements

2.2. 4x4 vehicle is driven on and off-road at speeds appropriate for conditions in line with organisational and legislative requirements, and environmental regulations

2.3. 4x4 vehicle is parked and shut down in line with manufacturer specifications and organisational requirements

2.4. 4x4 vehicle and equipment are cleaned and stored after use in line with manufacturer specifications and organisational procedures

3. Operate 4x4 vehicle on a steep slope

3.1. Intended 4x4 vehicle path is inspected prior to negotiation of slope

3.2. Appropriate gear is selected to negotiate grade and engine revolutions are maintained to ensure constant traction

3.3. Airconditioning unit is turned off to avoid engine acceleration

3.4. Braking is used to control descent/ascent and skidding is avoided through application of brakes to emulate ABS

3.5. Traction is maintained in line with requirements of 4x4 vehicle and surrounding terrain

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT2234B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI20305 - Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing
  • FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management
  • FPI20205 - Certificate II in Harvesting and Haulage