Category Archives: Training

Goodchilds 2018

Once again our club had the privilege of exclusive access to Goodchild Enterprises at Jandakot  for data gathering, vehicle checks and crazy prices on new equipment. We were also fortunate to able to use the company training room for an Oziexplorer training session prior to the arrival after midday of the rest of our crowd.

 

30 members attended the afternoon which started with a presentation of the latest professional range of Wynns products , with particular emphasis on diesel engines. Q&A:  lively with clear benefit to have such an informed...

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Trip 231 Goodchild Enterprises Open Day

Goodchild Enterprises Open Day – Saturday March 18th 2017 Club Sponsor Roger Goodchild once again gave us exclusive access to the Jandakot premises after the doors were closed to the general public at lunchtime on Saturday. With almost 30 members assembled in the company meeting room, Roger began by introducing three of his commercial associates that he had invited for the day, these were Paul Higgins from DASCO, supplying QVEE Lightbars, George Prince of Projecta/Narva for their range of products and Chris Peat of Freeway Auto Electics for expert advice on anything relating to...
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Snake Bite Time of Year Again

Snake Bite Time of Year Again

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About 300 people are bitten by a snake every year in Australia, but on average only one or two of these bites prove fatal. About half of all deaths from snake bites are from the brown snake, while the rest are mostly from tiger snakes, taipans and death adders.

If you or someone you're with is bitten by a snake it is important to try to identify it if possible, as this allows a...

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Trip – 108 LEVEL 1 : PRACTICAL TRAINING DAY

Sunday August 23rd 2015 Training Officer Richard is organizing a training day for new members, and 4WD beginners to take place within the Wungong Park area at Byford. This event should be a “must do” event for all drivers who have not undertaken any previous club training. There will be loads of tips and hints, specific vehicle information, all presented with Richard’s particularly dry sense of humour. This is the ideal opportunity to get your driver training off to the right start and to get out on the tracks and check out your ride ! All...
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News Behind the Meeting July 2015

As promised this month's meeting was a relaxed catchup, an extended suppertime, and an opportunity for people to familiarize themselves with fire extinguishers. Peter Cole introduced visitors to the room, explained to all the evening's procedures and then moved to the casual format. In the area outside the kitchen, Trevor provided an information event with both demonstration and ‘hands on’ experience for us with Fire Extinguishers. As these are his field of expertise he was the perfect tutor for us. Trevor said,  " this evening is all about raising food for thought. Showing you some appropriate...
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July Meeting Notice

Our next members meeting will take place on Wednesday July 1st, commencing at 7.30pm as usual, and that is the only part of the evening that will be like any other members meeting !! Training Officer Richard has organised a demonstration of some of the fire extinguishers that we all have in our vehicles, and that will take place outside near the oval next door. This will be a very informative session, particularly for anyone who has never experienced an extinguisher being used before. Following the fire extinguisher demo, we plan to have a long...
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