TLI31216 Certificate III in Driving Operations (Heavy General Freight)

Driving Operations Heavy General Freight traineeships are available for transport companies who employ truck drivers to operate commercial vehicles to deliver Heavy General Freight.

Traineeships include Chain of Responsibility, Forklift, Fatigue Management, Manual Handling, Work Health Safety, Load Restraint plus much more.

"Nationwide Training is always supportive and informative. Extremely professional and easy to deal with." - K.Anderson, Mainfreight

"My trainer was awesome. Very helpful, knowledgeable and industry experienced." - M.Antonio

"Thanks to all staff at Nationwide Training because with all of your help I have finished my Certificate III. I hope we will meet again." - J.Fernandes, Conoco Phillips

"The trainer listened and understood my industry. He was very knowledgeable in all areas of the course." - M.Chmaberlain, Transdev

"With over ten years experience in the industry, I find I am learning new things - which is interesting and refreshing." - D.Tracey, BGC

"My trainer is very understanding and always on point. Great person to talk to." - S.James, Transdev

"Excellent broad based theoretical assessment and combined with focused practical observations. The trainer is very skilled and knowledgeable. The operators enjoy their sessions with her." - T.Kuusk, Brikmakers

"I have definitely seen an improvement in all our trainees as new knowledge is gained." - J.Menzies Brikmakers


Employees who have been working for your company for less than three (3) months full time may attract employer incentives and funding. Existing workers attract no employer incentives, but may be eligible for funding with no prior qualifications.


$1,500.00 - six (6) months from commencement;
$2,500.00 - on completion.

Trainees are exempt from payroll tax.


24 months for full time employees


Workplace-based training is delivered face to face and includes pre-reading, practical training and observation of you performing routine work tasks while on-the-job.

Entitles the learner to a maximum of 12 scheduled workplace training visits.
Refer to Nationwide Training's schedule of fees for additional workplace training visits.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available.

    2018 New Workers
Certificate III in Driving Operations
(Heavy General Freight)
Assumes all units are 
commenced in 2018




Note: Fees and charges are based on the Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges Policy in line with Nationwide Training's recommended training plan. Any changes to the training plan may see an alteration to these fees. Incentives and eligibility are subject to Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme. Fees are GST free. Fees are only for units started in 2018. Fees for units started in future years are yet to be determined by the government.

“The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees”. source DTWD Business Rules


Perth Metro Area:
Certificate III in Driving Operations $4,200.00 GST free three payments of $1,400.00

Regional WA Centres:
Certificate III in Driving Operations Price on application.


On successful completion of a qualification you will receive a Certificate issued by Nationwide Training:

TLI31216 Certificate III in Driving Operations (Heavy General Freight)


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A total of eighteen (18) units are required for this qualification.
Maximum of three (3) units can be imported.

TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods  Core
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations  Core
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures  Core
TLIL1001 Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures  Core
TLIF2006 Apply accident-emergency procedures  Elective
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies  Core
TLIH2001 Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes  Core
TLIA1001     Secure cargo  Job Role
TLID2004 Load and unload goods/cargo  Job Role
TLIB2004 Carry out vehicle inspection  Job Role
TLIC1051 Operate commercial vehicle  Industry
TLIE2008 Process workplace documentation  Job Role
TLIF0001 Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures  Job Role
TLIB2001 Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment  Elective
TLIE3002 Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions  Elective
TLIG1001 Work effectively with others  Elective
TLIJ2001 Apply quality procedures  Elective
TLIU2012 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices  Imported Elective ♦

 ♦ Imported unit