Heavy Vehicle Courses

Heavy Vehicle Theory – MR to MC

  • 4 hours
  • conducted at client premises (training room) or at a pre-arranged location at additional cost
  • cost: $300

The course covers chain of responsibility, heavy vehicle laws and regulations, driver fatigue regulations including standard and basic fatigue management hours, work and rest definitions including day and night rest brakes, night and long hours, National Heavy Vehicle Work Diary, vehicle inspections, behaviour and attitude, scanning and anticipation including blind spots, factors affecting cornering, system of vehicle control, driving in traffic including weather, distractions, stopping and following distances, fatigue and drowsiness, effects of drugs and alcohol, road rules, risk management

Pre-employment Driving Evaluation

  • 2 hours
  • theory and practical
  • conducted at client premises or at an agreed location
  • client to provide vehicle unless otherwise pre-arranged with an additional cost
  • cost: $140

Theory: 30 general knowledge questions including signs, signals, markings, indicating; and 10 ‘give way’ questions

Practical: pre-drive check of vehicle, moving off, turns, hill starts, road-sharing, various intersections including roundabouts, reversing and basic manoeuvres.

Heavy Vehicle Lessons LR to HC

  • minimum of one hour (can be longer if desired)
  • driving lessons conducted in accordance with Queensland Road Law and National Heavy Vehicle Regulations
  • driving lessons are conducted in client’s vehicle unless otherwise pre-arranged at additional cost
  • cost: $70 per hour

Multi-Combination Vehicle Courses – MC

  • courses are conducted over two 8-hour days
  • theory and practical
  • training is delivered over 8 hours the first day and for 4 hours the second day
  • assessment (including written test) is conducted over the last 4 hours of the second day
  • Statement of Attainment is issued by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) on successful completion of the course
  • client to supply suitable vehicle
  • cost: $1700 (includes Registered Training Organisation fees)

The course covers: vehicle performance maintained through pre-operational inspections, prime mover, dollies and trailer are aligned and coupled in proper sequence, coupled vehicle is checked and tested to ensure it is correctly secured, vehicle is started, steered, manoeuvred, positioned and stopped, how engine power, braking system are managed, hazards anticipated, identified, avoided and or controlled, most efficient and permissible route of travel is taken, traffic and road conditions are constantly monitored, vehicle driven in reverse maintaining visibility and accuracy, vehicle parked, shut down, uncoupled and secured, defective or irregular performance and/or malfunctions are reported, vehicle records maintained and or updated.

Nationally Accredited Load Restraint

  • 8 hours
  • theory and practical including written and practical assessments
  • conducted at client premises with client to provide:
  • vehicles (forklift, suitable truck)
  • materials to be loaded and unloaded
  • suitable area in which to conduct the practical assessment

(unless otherwise pre-arranged at additional cost)

  • Statement of Attainment issued on successful completion of course
  • cost:- trainer: $600; Registered Training Organisation (RTO) fees of $100 per participant (for the issue of the nationally recognised statement of attainment)

The course covers: load characteristics identified including hazardous goods, load is packed / unpacked and loaded according to relevant mass and loading regulations, lifting aids including forklifts, pallet jacks etc including any pre-use checks as per manufactures requirements, documentation and special handling, height, weight, size and crushability of loads, secure and protect loads in accordance with legal and workplace safety laws, relevant regulations or permit requirements including dangerous goods codes, documentation is completed to relevant workplace requirements.

Nationally Accredited Fatigue Management – TLIF2010A (for drivers)

  • 8 hours
  • theory including written assessments
  • Statement of Attainment issued on successful completion of course
  • conducted at client premises with client providing a suitable training room

(unless otherwise pre-arranged at additional cost)

  • cost:- trainer: $600; Registered Training Organisation (RTO) fees of $100 per participant (for the issue of the nationally recognised statement of attainment)

The course covers: identify and act upon signs of fatigue, minimise their effects in accordance with company procedures, personal warning signs of fatigue are recognised, necessary steps are taken in accordance with workplace procedures to ensure that effective work capability and alertness are maintained, workplace procedures are assessed to minimise fatigue, factors which increase the risk of fatigue-related and safety accidents, strategies to manage fatigue are implemented, lifestyle choices which promote the effective long-term management of fatigue, effective practices in combating fatigue are adopted and applied, personal fatigue management strategies are communicated to relevant people, appropriate counter measures are planned to combat fatigue.

Nationally Accredited Fatigue Management – TLIF3063A

(for managers, schedulers and supervisors)

  • 8 hours of theory only
  • written assessments to be completed in participant’s own time
  • completed assessments to be returned to trainer
  • Statement of Attainment issued on successful completion of the training and written assessments
  • conducted at client premises with client providing a suitable training room

(unless otherwise pre-arranged at additional cost)

  • cost:- trainer: $600; Registered Training Organisation (RTO) fees of $100 per participant (for the issue of the nationally recognised statement of attainment)

The course covers monitoring the implementation of fatigue management strategies, recognising breaches of fatigue management policies, procedures and regulations, developing and assessing staff competence in fatigue management, providing feedback to employees on any shortcomings in fatigue management skills and knowledge, reporting on the implementation of fatigue management policy.