Certificate III in Driving Operations


About the Qualification – TLI31222

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.

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors.

  • bus driver
  • coach driver
  • concrete agitator driver
  • line haul driver
  • pickup and delivery driver
  • pilot vehicle driver
  • tip truck driver
  • waste vehicle driver.

Packaging Rules – 15 Units consisting of 5 Core, 1 Driver Awareness  and 9 Electives

Core Units – All Core units must be completed and cannot be changed.

  • Carry out vehicle inspection
  • Operate commercial vehicle
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • Follow work health and safety procedures
  • Apply fatigue management strategies.

Driver Awareness Units

  • Apply low risk car driving behaviours
  • Apply low risk heavy vehicle behaviours

Elective Units on offer ( choose 9 )

  • Complete a work diary in the road transport industry.
  • Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
  • Apply accident-emergency procedures.
  • Calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions.
  • Use info technology devices in the workplace.
  • Load and unload goods / cargo.
  • Identify and respond to hazards and emergencies in waste management.
  • Operate vehicle in an environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes.
  • Plan and navigate routes.
  • Use communications systems.
  • Conduct weighbridge operations.
  • Drive medium rigid vehicle.
  • Drive heavy rigid vehicle.
  • Operate a front lift mobile compaction/collection vehicle.
  • Operate a lift on/lift off collection vehicle.
  • Operate a liquid waste collection vehicle.
  • Operate a roll on/roll off collection vehicle.
  • Operate a side loading mobile compaction/collection vehicle.
  • Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane.
  • Operate a battery electric heavy vehicle.
  • Receive, transfer and dispatch waste.
  • Manage in-vehicle technology distractions.
  • Work safely as a non-electrical licensed worker near electrical assets.
  • Identify and respond to hazards and emergencies in waste management.
  • Undertake site inspection.
  • Operate heavy vehicle on unsealed roads.

How Can I Study

  • Theory – either at your workplace or via teams
  • Practical – at your workplace


  • Full Course Fee – $5995.00
  • RPL & Gap train Fee – $3995.00
  • Per unit – $400
  • For 3 units – $360 per unit

Payment and Wage Subsidy Options are available for this

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    Variation Title Price Quantity
    Full Course Fee $ 5995.00
    RPL & Gap train Fee $ 3995.00
    Per unit $ 400
    For 3 units $ 1080

    Additional information


    Full Course Fee, RPL & Gap train Fee, Per unit, For 3 units


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