TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations

Australian Workplace Training offers TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations via our External (E-learning) delivery mode.

This 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.

Occupations may include:

  • Bus Driver
  • Coach Driver
  • Concrete Agitator Driver
  • Line Haul Driver
  • Pickup and Delivery Driver
  • Pilot Vehicle Driver
  • Tip Truck Driver
  • Waste Vehicle Driver

An interview with a trainer will be arranged prior to your enrolment.
In this interview any difficulty you might experience with your training will be discussed, these may be language, literacy or physical disabilities. If you have any concerns or special needs please discuss them with the trainer during the interview as support could be available for you.

External (E-learning) students study this course at their own pace, however it is anticipated the course will be completed in approximately eight to ten months, it can be completed earlier depending on the individual. Students work at home with self-paced units and have access to a trainer either face to face or by phone, fax, correspondence and email for assistance.
Students are required to maintain monthly contact with their trainer via phone, email or face to face (please contact reception to arrange an appointment with your trainer).

During the course we will work with you to arrange a suitable venue(s) for work placement.
At the end of the course you will be expected to have completed a minimum of 120 hours of work placement to enable the assessment of your ability to implement your training under working conditions. Please discuss this with your trainer at your interview.

You may wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for your life experiences or training you have already undertaken and achieved. If this is your intention, please discuss it in the interview with your Trainer who can arrange for this to occur. The course cost can vary if an RPL process is undertaken.

Course Structure:
The certificate consists of 15 units: 5 core, 1 driver awareness elective unit and 19 general elective units.
Each unit includes the relevant training and assessment materials required to achieve competency.

Core units:
TLIB0002  Carry out vehicle inspection
TLIC1051 Operate commercial vehicle
TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLIF0025  Follow work health and safety procedures
TLIF2010  Apply fatigue management strategies

Driver Awareness Elective Unit:
TLIC0031 Apply low risk car driving behaviours  or  TLIC0033 Apply low risk heavy vehicle driving behaviours

Elective units:
TLID0015 Load and unload goods/cargo
TLIE0002 Process workplace documentation
TLIE0008 Calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
TLIF0005 Apply a fatigue risk management system
TLIF0022 Conduct housekeeping activities
TLIG2007 Work in a socially diverse environment
TLILIC0001 Licence to transport dangerous goods by road
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
HLTAID011 Provide first aid

The qualification is achieved by successfully completing all the suggested units.
This can be achieved by participating in training sessions, completing assignments and by demonstrating your ability by putting the learning into practice under working conditions during the work placement.
Skills Recognition is available.

Course Fees:

Fee for Service Students:     $3,495

Skills Recognition Costs:
Recognition Prior Learning: $200 per unit
Credit Transfer: $25 per unit

Other fees that may be applicable:
Work placement badge: $6
DHS Screening check:  Approximately $65.45 for students
Replacement unit fee:  $25 per unit
Postage of certificate:  $10 (surface mail/untracked)
Postage of items:  Calculated on an individual basis on the weight/size of the item/s to be posted

More information on our Fees can be found by visiting or Course Fee Information page.  Payment plans are available.

For more information or to enrol, please contact us.