This course is designed for current or prospective drivers in the road transport industry. Key skills outlined include vehicle responsibility, safety and fatigue management and transportation of goods from supplier to supplier or supplier to vendor. Drivers can operate in urban, regional and long-haul delivery routes in a range of vehicles.
You will develop skills such as:
• Fatigue management strategies
• Plant and equipment monitoring
• Industry Codes of Practice
• Environmental sustainability
• Preparation and processing of workplace documents
• Occupational health and safety
• Transport industry induction
*Upon completion of selected program, receive one of the following: Light rigid or Medium rigid
• Line Haul Driver
• Local Heavy General Freight Driver
• Interstate Driver
Participants should have a genuine desire to seek employment.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but all participants must attend an interview prior to acceptance into the course. Sound basic reading and writing skills and an ability to participate in some of the manual handling and lifting may be required in the course.
Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, there may be an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for previous study, knowledge, and/or skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to this qualification. Please contact us for further information about Skills Recognition.