Phase 1 Basic 4X4 Training - 16/04/2011 - Atlantis Dunes

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Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:25 am

We are running a PHASE 1 BASIC 4X4 & OFFROAD DRIVER TRAINING course at Atlantis Dunes on Saturday 16 April 2011. If you guys want to join in, please drop Anton Ferreira an email at anton@the4x4co.com or call him at o794oo9889. I am going to be out of town, but you'll be in Anton's capable hands. He also organised a couple of Amaroks to make an appearance and apparently they will be available for a test drive in the dunes.

Here's what it is all about:

1. PHASE 1 BASIC 4X4 & OFFROAD DRIVER TRAINING

DESCRIPTION
This learning programme has been designed for the "newbie" 4x4 and off-road vehicle operator who has little or no off-road driving experience and who would like to use their 4x4 and off-road vehicle in a safe, effective & environmentally friendly manner.

This learning program serves as a first step in the accreditation process for full accreditation under the approved 4x4 & Offroad Driver unit standard (US254135), but is NOT the full accreditation course. Successful completion of the Phase 1 training entitles the learner to follow the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process to gain a Driver Competency Certificate (DCC).

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Phase 1 consists of a practical driver training course, presented by fully qualified and accredited 4x4 & Offroad Instructors. Attending this training program the learner will gain knowledge and practical experience in the following:
· Tyre Deflation
· Driving on different surfaces (sand/mud/rock)
· Water crossings
· Assessing obstacles
· Safety Procedures
· Safety equipment
· Convoy driving procedures
· Safe recovery procedures
· Recovery equipment
· Vehicle preparation

ASSUMED LEARNING
It is assumed that the learner assessed will be in possession of a code A, B or EB drivers licence.

DURATION
5 Hours

COST
R 600.00 per person

ON THE DAY WE PROVIDE:
Access and use of suitable training facility.
Facilitation by a trained accredited instructors.
Morning: light refreshments.

THIS EXLUDES:
This does not include the use of an off- road vehicle and fuel.
Vehicles are available at additional cost and prior arrangement.
Overnight accommodation and camping can be arranged at an additional cost.
Thys de Jager
CEO and Refreshments Manager at Team Offroad.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ 4.0 Sport. The original SFA. AGA... Gooi kole
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Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:37 am

:thumbup: I'll be there!!
(I have already let Anton know..)
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Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:17 am

Great stuff Roy. All the other members of the African Offroad Academy family are welcome to tag along. Please arrange with Anton as well. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ 4.0 Sport. The original SFA. AGA... Gooi kole
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Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:25 am

If I was in CT I would also be there :thumbup:

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Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:35 am

OOOOMS wrote:If I was in CT I would also be there :thumbup:
me too... :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
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1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ 4.0 Sport. The original SFA. AGA... Gooi kole
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Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:44 am

ThysdJ wrote:
OOOOMS wrote:If I was in CT I would also be there :thumbup:
me too... :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:43 am

Thanks Anton, it was great!! :thumbup:
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