Driving Operations Courses
Certificate III in Driving Operations
TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations a qualification for those engaged in driving operation job roles within the Transport and Logistics Industry.
It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.
Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Agitator Driver
- Bus Driver
- Line Haul Driver
- Local Heavy General Freight Driver
- Pilot Vehicle Driver
- Tip Truck Driver.
Dependant on where you live, training may be subsidised and this is acknowledged below:
Victoria – this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.
NSW – this training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
Please complete an 'Enquire now' request in our Contact section as to the support available in other states.
There are no set prerequisites for this course.
All students wishing to enrol in this course are required to demonstrate an interest in, knowledge of, and suitability for work in the industry, undertake a pre-training review and study skills assessment to determine language, literacy and numeracy levels to allow us to adequately support each student throughout their studies and to ensure only the most suitable and appropriate course if recommended.
This course is delivered in the workplace by experienced industry current trainers and assessors.
Students are provided with engaging content, practical demonstrations and real life work experiences to ensure that once student successfully completes this course, they are job ready.
Students competency is determined using a range of assessment tools, including:
- Written and verbal questions
- Practical observations by qualified assessor
- Supervisors report
RPL is a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training.
National Food Institute offers all students the opportunity to apply for Skills Recognition at enrolment in the course.
CT is a process where a student is given credit toward their course for units of competency they have already achieved.
Pathways into the qualification
Pathways for candidates considering this qualification is direct entry.
Pathways from the qualification
Successful completion of this course may enable students to enter TLI40121 Certificate IV in Driving operations.
Please note that National Food Institute does not offer the higher qualification and enquiries should be made with another training provider if the student wishes to pursue further education.
This course may take up to 12-18 months to complete.
The actual duration is dependent on rate of completion by each student.
AQF guidelines state a Certificate III qualification should be delivered over 1 to 2 years. Our delivery of this course may take up to 24 months to complete but can vary student to student due to their individual progress.
TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations requires successful completion of 15 units of competency, 5 core units plus 1 driver awareness elective unit 9 general elective units.
Core Units of Competency
- TLIB0002 Carry out vehicle inspection
- TLIC1051 Operate commercial vehicle
- TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
- TLIF00251001 Follow work health and safety procedures
- TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
- TLIC0033 Apply low risk heavy vehicle driving behaviours
- TLIL0007 Complete workplace induction procedures
- TLIC3003 Drive medium Rigid Vehicle
- TLIF0009 Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
- TLIF0005 Apply a fatigue risk management system
- TLIE0008 Calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
- TLID0015 Load and unload goods/cargo
- TLIF2006 Apply Accident and Emergency Procedures
- TLIG2007 Work in a Socially Diverse Environment
- TLIG0003 Work effectively with others in a team
Elective units are examples only and may change subject to client need and job outcome
At National Food Institute, we pride ourselves on providing relevant training to each student and where required, other elective units of competency may be selected by the student
Our experienced trainer will discuss student needs with each student to determine what units are most relevant and an individual training plan will be developed.