The Driver Training Unit of the Ballarat District Four Wheel Drive Club runs regular Driver Proficiency courses throughout the year.    Courses are run by experienced Driver Trainers and are accredited instructors with Four Wheel Drive Victoria and held at the clubs Smythesdale Complex.

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Training courses are held over 2 days which includes a day of theory followed by a day of practice on the specialised obstacles at the Smythesdale Complex and then a tour through the local forests. The course covers recovery equipment, safety equipment, preparation of vehicles and special driving techniques for all types of 4wd vehicles and activities.

Training is available to all members of the Ballarat District Four Wheel Driving Club and covered within the membership fees.

Thanks to The Courier newspaper and Ballarat Toyota, this link shows a sample of our Driver Training experience.