Certificate III in Driving Operations


Program - TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations

Program Overview
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.

Entry Requirements
The following requirements need to be met prior to acceptance into this program:

  • LLN requirements – students will undertake a brief LLN test to ensure they have the capacity to learn their trade and complete all course requirements including assessments.
  • Valid USI number
  • Provisional car licence must be held (minimum) prior to undertaking any driving related unit

Program Structure
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 15 units of competency consisting of:

  • TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • TLIF0025 Follow work health and safety procedures
  • TLIF0009 Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
  • TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
  • TLIE0009 Carry out basic workplace calculations
  • TLIH0005 Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
  • OR TLIC0031 Apply low risk car driving behaviours
  • OR TLIC0033 Apply low risk heavy vehicle driving behaviours
  • TLID0015 Load and unload goods/cargo
  • TLIA1001 Secure cargo
  • TLIB0002 Carry out vehicle inspection
  • TLIC1051 Operate commercial vehicle
  • TLIB2001 Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment
  • TLIE0002 Process workplace documentation
  • TLIF2006 Apply accident-emergency procedures
  • TLIE1003 Participate in basic workplace communication

Where enrolled students are working in a waste facility, the unit CPPWMT3003 Identify and respond to hazards and emergencies in waste management will replace TLIE0009.

Program Outcome
Students who receive a competent outcome for each unit within this program will be entitled to receive TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations issued by Academy Green Learning.

Enrolment     NSW S&S Enrolment     EFQ

Employment Outcomes
Successful completion of TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations may lead to careers in the following job roles:

  • Pickup and Delivery Driver
  • Freight Driver


  • Student must be employed under a traineeship under a Training Contract.
  • Access to a supply chain facility with industry equipment and resources.
  • To be eligible for funding, the student must be a New Entrant trainee (within 3 months). To be eligible for funding, the trainee must be:
    • Aged 15 years or older
    • no longer at school
    • living or working in NSW
    • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

Program Duration
This is a 12 month duration

Mode(s) of delivery
This course can be available via:

  • Workplace
  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Distance
  • Blended delivery

You may be assessed by any combination of the following:

  • Written questions
  • Practical demonstration
  • Projects and assignments
  • Role plays
  • Case studies
  • Research activities
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Third party report

Course fees
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
The current student fee for this course under a traineeship is $0.

For existing worker traineeships, these are not funded. For existing worker trainees or fee-for-service students, the fee will be dependent on delivery mode and other factors.

Refer to our Fees and Refunds Policy.