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.

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Certificate III in Driving Operations


The program is delivered over a period of thirty-six (36) weeks face to face (8 hours per day/ 5 days per week) learning

Delivery Methods

The following delivery methods are available for this course:

  • Classroom – Blended Learning method
  • RPL – Recognised Prior Learning


There are no Training Package entry requirements, but Humber College has the following course entry requirements:

  • To be eligible for course enrolment, students must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Students should be able to read and write English at a grade 10 level. An LLN assessment will be undertaken prior to the commencement of training. Where assistance is identified, Humber College will consult with an LLN practitioner and the student. All training and assessment staff engaged in the delivery and assessment of this qualification hold the LLN unit of competency to assist the student should the need arise.
  • A student must hold either a Heavy Rigid (HR) or Heavy Combination (HC) Driver Licence for at least one year prior to enrolling in the course.
Certificate III in Driving Operations

Resources Included

Students are required to provide:

  • PPE such as long sleeve clothing, (shirts and pants)
  • High visibility vest
  • Riggers gloves
  • Safety boots

Where students have any difficulties in obtaining any of the above PPE or other equipment, the RTO is to be contacted and may make suitable arrangements to obtain these items on their behalf for loan purposes. (Subject to size and student numbers) All required vehicle and equipment will be provided by Humber College for training and assessment purposes only.


After achieving Certificate III in Driving Operations, students may undertake TLI31222 Certificate IV in Driving Operations or RII40613 Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations.


Graduates of this qualification may be able to seek employment as:

▪ Agitator Driver

▪ Bus Driver

▪ Tip Truck Driver

▪ Line Haul Driver

▪ Local Heavy General Freight Driver

Fees & Payment Details

Course Fees – $5500 (equal monthly instalments)

Administration – $200

Material Fee – $400

RPL Fee – $550

For fees refunds, students should contact Humber college or can access it under policies on our website.

Course Structure 

This qualification is organised into 15 units of competency, comprised of 5 core and 10 general elective units.

Unit Code Description
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
TLIC3033 Apply low risk heavy vehicle driving behaviours
TLILIC2016 License to drive a heavy rigid vehicle
TLIF0021 Administer the implementation of fatigue management strategies
TLIF0005 Apply a fatigue risk management system
TLIE0009 Carry out basic workplace calculations
TLIE1003 Participate in basic workplace communication
TLIE3004 Prepare workplace documents
TLIF0009 Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
TLIF2006 Apply accident-emergency procedures
TLIG2007 Work in a socially diverse environment

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