Operate a four wheel drive in a towing situation

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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Prepare 4x4 for towing

1.1 Identify and follow WHS, environmental, legal and organisational requirements relevant to operating in a towing situation.

1.2 Identify type of object to be towed and determine a suitable towing arrangement.

1.3 Identify equipment requirements and techniques to carry out the towing job.

1.4 Identify potential hazards that may be experienced at the towing site and during the towing operation.

1.5 Assess the towing activity for safety, security of passengers, vehicles and property.

1.6 Check the 4x4 vehicle to ensure equipment is appropriate to conditions and operationally effective in line with manufacturer specifications.

2. Drive 4x4 towing a trailer

2.1 Identify hazards and risk-management strategies associated with towing a trailer.

2.2 Safely couple and uncouple the trailer.

2.3 Secure load onto trailer.

2.4 Apply risk-management strategies while 4x4 vehicle is in operation and towing a trailer.

2.5 Demonstrate driving forward, reversing a trailer uphill, around corners and in a straight line.

2.6 Use correct jack technique to change a trailer wheel.

2.7 Park and shut down 4x4 vehicle in line with manufacturer specifications and organisational requirements.

3. Drive 4x4 moving an attached object

3.1 Secure vehicle, equipment or object to be moved using appropriate recovery devices.

3.2 Apply risk-management strategies to a 4x4 vehicle moving an object.

3.3 Drive 4x4 and move attached object.

4. Perform post-towing tasks

4.1 Notify relevant personnel of trip completion.

4.2 Carry out maintenance on allocated vehicle.

4.3 Record and report activity in line with organisational procedures.