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Grade 0 

Membership: Not Paid 

Grade 1 

Licence: Holds licence to drive in UAE. 
Driving: Been briefed on the basics 
Recovery: Been briefed on the basics 
Navigation: Not required 
Leading: Been briefed about convoy travel 
Mechanical: Been briefed on 4WD basics 
Equipment: Carries basic recovery kit, and first aid kit. 
Temperament: Able to follow instructions 
First Aid Certification: Optional 
Membership: Paid 
Approvals Required: None. 

Grade 2 

Licence: Holds licence to drive in UAE. 
Driving: Safe & competent over moderate terrain including crest crossing. 
Recovery: Has performed simple recoveries, and attended a recovery workshop 
Navigation: Not required. 
Leading: Has driven as a member of a convoy. 
Mechanical: Understands 4WD basics, can fully operate car’s controls. 
Equipment: Carries basic recovery kit, and first aid kit. 
Temperament: Able to perform safely as a member of a team. 
Membership: Paid. 
Approvals Required: 3 marshals. 

Grade 3 

Licence: Holds licence to drive in UAE. 
Driving: Competent over challenging terrain. 
Recovery: Has performed more difficult recoveries. 
Navigation: Competent with GPS. 
Leading: Has led a Grade 2 trip, and swept a convoy. 
Mechanical: Has a good understanding of his and other 4WDs. 
Equipment: Carries extended recovery kit, and first aid kit. 
Temperament: Able to safely lead a team. 
Membership: Paid. 
Approvals Required: 3 marshals & committee ratification. 

Marshal 

Licence: Holds licence to drive in UAE. 
Driving: Very competent over challenging terrain including solo backtracking. 
Recovery: Has directed more difficult recovery operations. 
Navigation: Very competent with GPS. 
Leading: Has planned and led a Grade 3 trip. 
Mechanical: Understands the capabilities and limitations of different 4WDs. 
Equipment: Carries extra equipment to deal with difficult recoveries, and first aid kit. 
Temperament: Able to take the lead when things go wrong. 
First Aid Training: Mandatory. 
Membership: Paid. 
Approvals Required: 5 marshals & committee ratification. 

Last edited by Sharky following a committee meeting on 27 Nov, 2007


Last edited by passy on Oct 17, 2007 - 05:00 AM; edited 1 time in total
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