TLI21216 Certificate II in Driving Operations

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Course description

The Certificate II in Driving Operations is an entry-level essential for anyone operating a commercial vehicle and wanting to work as a professional driver. Students gain practical, hand-on skills — fatigue management strategies, map reading and navigation, loading/unloading safety, and completing despatch documentation. Click for the full lesson plan, enrolment dates, and the opportunities for funding.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Multilimb Coordination

Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

Public Safety and Security

Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

Transportation

Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Truck Driver$1,050 weekly pay
HGV Driver$1,050 weekly pay
Bus Driver$1,050 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

TLID1001
Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

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.

TLIE1005
Carry out basic workplace calculations

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.

TLIF1001
Follow work health and safety procedures

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.

TLIF2010
Apply fatigue management strategies

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply fatigue management strategies within the transport and logistics industry. 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.

TLIH2001
Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes

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. It involves the application of map reading principles and procedures when interpreting street directories and road maps, and following pre-determined routes.

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Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the TLI21216 Certificate II in Driving Operations such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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