Certificate III in Driving Operations

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his is 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.

General Course Information

Course CodeTLI31216
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate III
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year OfferedAttached to the Sid Rusca Academy Project
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)2
Units RequiredTotal 18Core 6Elective 12
Nominal HoursMinimum 594Maximum 625
Last updateWednesday, 29 June 2016 09:05 am
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Course's Descriptors


Course Requirements

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate III in Driving Operations a total of EIGHTEEN (18) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of SIX (6) core units of competency and TWELVE (12) elective units of competency as detailed in the packaging rules.

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
TLID1001Shift materials safely using manual handling methods20
TLIE1005Carry out workplace calculations20
TLIF1001Follow work health and safety procedures20
TLIF2010Apply fatigue management strategies30
TLIH2001Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes20
TLIL1001Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures30
Elective Units
TLILIC3017Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle60
TLIE2007Use communication systems20
TLILIC2015Licence to drive a medium rigid vehicle40
TLIB2022Diagnose and rectify minor faults30
TLIB2008Carry out inspection of trailers30
TLIA3015Complete receival/despatch documentation40
TLIF0001Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures1
TLIE2008Process workplace documentation20
TLID2004Load and unload goods/cargo30
TLIB2004Carry out vehicle inspection20
TLIA1001Secure cargo20
TLILIC2014Licence to drive a light rigid vehicle40
TLILIC2016Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle50
TLIE1003Participate in basic workplace communications40

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

Code - TLID1001 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads safely using manual handling methods. Work must be carried out in compliance with the relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations concerning the manual handling and movement of loads. It includes assessing the risks associated with relocating the load, planning the relocation process and carrying out the relocation in accordance with the plan. Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.

Carry out workplace calculations

Code - TLIE1005 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to carry out basic routine workplace calculations. It includes carrying out required mathematical operations; preparing basic estimates of mass, size and volume; and interpreting basic graphical representations of mathematical information. It also includes calculations for routine industry-related tasks using manual and electronic processes. It specifically includes the skills and knowledge needed to estimate/calculate manual load shifting requirements. Calculations are carried out as an integral part of routine work in the context of the workplace concerned. Work is performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment. Work involves the application of established mathematical principles and techniques in day-to-day work activities.

Follow work health and safety procedures

Code - TLIF1001 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to follow and apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) procedures when carrying out work activities in compliance with the relevant WHS/OHS regulations and procedures. It includes following workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control, contributing to WHS/OHS management arrangements and completing WHS/OHS records. Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment. It involves applying established WHS/OHS and hazard minimisation principles and procedures to conduct workplace activities.

Apply fatigue management strategies

Code - TLIF2010 Contact Hours - 30
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply fatigue management strategies within the transport and logistics industry. Work is undertaken in compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, codes and guidelines. It includes identifying and acting on signs of fatigue and implementing appropriate strategies to minimise fatigue during work activities, in particular when operating equipment, trains, vehicles, load shifting equipment, marine vessels and aircraft. Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.

Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes

Code - TLIH2001 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to interpret road maps and to navigate routes as part of transport operations. It includes identifying and determining the most appropriate route, and completing required route documentation in accordance with operational requirements. Work is performed under general or limited supervision. It involves the application of map reading principles and procedures when interpreting street directories and road maps, and following pre-determined routes. Work must be carried out in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations.

Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures

Code - TLIL1001 Contact Hours - 30
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to complete workplace orientation and induction procedures when commencing a new work role, in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace operational policies and procedures. It includes identifying major workplace areas in terms of functions, organisational structures and occupations, and organising and accepting responsibility for own workload. It also includes applying ethical practices, receiving and acting constructively on personal feedback, participating in identifying and meeting own learning needs, and planning and organising a personal daily routine. Workplace orientation and induction is completed to enable a worker to enter a workplace and to participate safely and effectively in workplace activities. Work is performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.

Elective


Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle

Code - TLILIC3017 Contact Hours - 60
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, coupling and uncoupling of trailer, and effectively managing hazardous situations. A heavy combination vehicles includes: - a prime mover with a minimum of three axles and a semi-trailer with a minimum of two axles – vehicle must have a GCM rating of at least 24 tonnes or - a heavy rigid vehicle towing a trailer – trailer must have at least two axles and a GVM of 12 tonnes or more.

Use communication systems

Code - TLIE2007 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to use communications systems in accordance with relevant regulations and workplace procedures. It includes identifying system features, operating a communications system effectively, using appropriate communications system protocols, maintaining equipment and completing documentation. It involves applying established communication principles and practices, and using local technical, colloquial language and vocabulary in day-to-day communication. Work is performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.

Licence to drive a medium rigid vehicle

Code - TLILIC2015 Contact Hours - 40
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a medium rigid vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, and effectively managing hazardous situations. Types of medium rigid vehicles include:  - two axle rigid trucks, not being a prime mover, above 8 tonnes GVM or  - a two axle bus above 8 tonnes GVM.

Diagnose and rectify minor faults

Code - TLIB2022 Contact Hours - 30
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, diagnose and rectify minor faults in accordance with regulations, safe working codes of practice and workplace requirements, across a variety of operational transport contexts. It includes identifying maintenance and/or repair requirements, conducting minor maintenance and routine repairs, checking and reporting minor repairs and/or maintenance, and providing support in accordance with workplace procedures. Work is performed without supervision, generally within a team environment.

Carry out inspection of trailers

Code - TLIB2008 Contact Hours - 30
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to carry out an inspection of a commercial trailer, in accordance with relevant roads and traffic authority regulations for inspecting commercial trailers. It includes action to implement trailer manufacturer specifications for routine checks, to clean trailer, to ensure all specified safety requirements are met, and to ensure trailer is operational to workplace requirements and relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority. Work is performed with limited supervision and with duty of care responsibility for self and others in achieving the prescribed outcomes.

Complete receival/despatch documentation

Code - TLIA3015 Contact Hours - 40
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to complete receival/despatch documentation in accordance with relevant regulations and workplace requirements as part of work activities within the transport and logistics industry. It includes analysing orders to identify work requirements to fill order, following workplace order documentation processes, and finalising documentation in accordance with workplace procedures and any relevant regulatory requirements. Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.

Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures

Code - TLIF0001 Contact Hours - 1
his unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, apply and follow chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures in relation to heavy vehicles as they apply to an individual’s own job role. It includes explaining the chain of responsibility features, applying the requirements, and identifying and reporting breaches in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and regulations or applicable state/territory law and regulations. Work is performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.

Process workplace documentation

Code - TLIE2008 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to process workplace documentation in accordance with workplace requirements. Processing documentation is carried out as an integral part of work operations in the context of the workplace concerned. It includes planning and completing documentation to fulfil an identified purpose. Work may be performed in team and autonomous working situations.

Load and unload goods/cargo

Code - TLID2004 Contact Hours - 30
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to load and unload goods and cargo in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations/permit requirements. It includes loading and unloading goods and cargo, securing and protecting a load and completing all required documentation. Work is performed under general supervision within a team environment.

Carry out vehicle inspection

Code - TLIB2004 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to carry out an inspection of a commercial vehicle, in accordance with relevant roads and traffic authority regulations for inspecting commercial vehicles. It includes action to implement vehicle manufacturer specifications for routine checks, to clean vehicle, to ensure all specified safety requirements are met, and to ensure vehicle is operational to workplace requirements and relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations. Work is performed with limited or minimum supervision, and with duty of care responsibility for self and others in achieving the prescribed outcomes.

Secure cargo

Code - TLIA1001 Contact Hours - 20
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to secure cargo in accordance with procedures and regulatory requirements as part of work activities within the transport and logistics industry. It includes preparing to secure cargo/containers, lashing and unlashing cargo, protecting cargo from weather, and packing and unpacking cargo.

Licence to drive a light rigid vehicle

Code - TLILIC2014 Contact Hours - 40
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a light rigid vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, and effectively managing hazardous situations. Types of light rigid vehicles include: - a rigid truck above 4.5 tonnes GVM but less than or equal to 8 tonnes GVM or - a rigid bus with less than or equal to 8 tonnes GVM or seats more than 12 adults, including the driver.

Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

Code - TLILIC2016 Contact Hours - 50
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, and effectively managing hazardous situations. Heavy rigid vehicle includes: - a rigid vehicle, not being an unladen prime mover, with a minimum of three axles and a minimum 15 tonnes GVM or - a modified three axle prime mover with a certified detachable tray (with capacity to carry 75% of its specified GVM) with a GVM of 15 tonnes holds dual registration (HC & HR) or - a three axle articulated bus or - a three axle bus above 15 tonnes GVM.

Participate in basic workplace communications

Code - TLIE1003 Contact Hours - 40
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate effectively in basic workplace communication as an integral part of routine work in the context of the workplace concerned. It includes communicating information about routine tasks, processes, events or skills; participating in group discussions to achieve appropriate work outcomes; and representing group views to others. Work is performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.
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