TLI31216 – Certificate III in Driving Operations 

Course Description 

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. 

Course Duration 

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 

Entry Requirements 

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.

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.


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 

Course Structure 

This qualification is organised into 18 units of competency, comprised of 6 core, 1 licensing, 5 specialist electives and 6 general elective units. Unit Code  Description 
TLID1001  Shift Materials safely using manual handling methods 
TLIE1005  Carry out basic workplace calculations 
TLIF1001  Follow work health and safety procedures 
TLIF2010  Apply fatigue management strategies 
TLIH2001  Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes 
TLIL1001  Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures 
TLIC4006  Drive a multi-combination vehicle 
TLIA1001  Secure Cargo 
TLIB2004  Carry out vehicle inspection 
TLID2004  Load and unload goods/cargo 
TLIE2008  Process workplace documentation 
TLIF0001  Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures 
TLIE1003  Participate in basic workplace communication 
TLIE3004  Prepare workplace documents 
TLIE3012  Consolidate manifest documentation 
TLIF2006  Apply accident-emergency procedures 
TLIF3063  Administer the implementation of fatigue management strategies 
TLIG2007  Work in a socially diverse environment 


After achieving Certificate III in Driving Operations, students may undertake TLI42116 Certificate IV in Driving Operations or RII40613 Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations.

Fees & Payment Details 

Course Fees – $5500 (equal monthly instalments) 

Administration – $200 

Material Fee – $400 

RPL Fee – $550

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