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  • SSAHC0004

Operate Side-By-Side Utility Vehicles Skill Set

At a glance

At a glance

This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a side-by-side utility vehicle, including undertaking pre-start checks and shut down procedures.

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SSAHC0004 Operate Side-By-Side Utility Vehicles Skill Set

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Course overview

Course overview

Add to your existing agriculture, horticulture, or rural operations skills with this accredited short course. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a side-by-side utility vehicle, including undertaking pre-start checks and shut down procedures.

Throughout the course you'll learn how to identify potential hazards and risks, correctly fit personal protective equipment, safely secure loads, operate and manoeuvre over a variety of surfaces, drive to local weather conditions, and identify and report faults. Your skills will be assessed with both knowledge and practical assessments where you'll be required to operate a side-by-side vehicle over varied terrain in a range of different conditions. 

Successful completion of this skill set will prepare you to safely operate a side-by-side utility vehicle in a variety of contexts. 

Units

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AHCMOM216
Operate side by side utility vehicles

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

You will be required to provide your own:

  • side-by-side
  • trailer
  • loading ramps
  • tie down straps

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as suitable footware and clothing must be worn.

Need to know

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this course at time of publication.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland