TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations

Qualification 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.

Successful achievement of the licensing units within the qualification must align with licensing and regulatory requirements applicable to driving and state/territory regulatory requirements.

Course Code



Laverton Campus:
24-26 Little Boundary RD,
Laverton North, VIC 3026
Brisbane Campus:
651 Johnson Rd, Forest Lake,
QLD 4078

Course Duration

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks of training and assessment.
Note that supplementary classes will be scheduled, and attendance required, should additional classes be required to allow for classes missed as a result of public holidays, or other interruptions, and/or for students who require further training and/or reassessment or additional support.

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face (20 hours per week) training and assessment with expected Independent Study of a minimum of 8 hours per week.
Sample Timetable:
Monday: 8am – 5pm (including 1 hour break)
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm (including 1 hour break)
Wednesday: 8am – 12.15pm (including 15-minute break)

Job Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this program, you may be able to apply for the following positions in a range of industries:

  • Business development manager
  • Business services manager
  • Team leader
  • Operations manager

Learning Pathways

You may enrol in the following qualification/s upon the completion of this program to further enhance your knowledge and skills:

  • BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Units of Competency

Total number of 18 units are required for the award of the TLI31216 Certificate III in Driving

Core units: 6 units
Elective units: 12 units, of which:

1 licensing/industry elective unit relevant to the vehicle type applicable to the job role from the licensing/industry elective units listed in the TLI31216 qualification, plus

All units within one of the specialist elective groups (job roles) from Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F, Group G, Group H, Group I, Group K, Group L, or Group M listed in the TLI31216 qualification, plus

4 general elective units from Group N units listed in the TLI31216 qualification if selecting Group B, Group K (depending on job role), Group M, or

5 general elective units from Group N units listed in the TLI31216 qualification if selecting Group K (depending on job role), Group L, or

6 general elective units from Group N units listed in the TLI31216 qualification if selecting Group A, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F, Group G, Group H or Group I.

Up to 3 of the general elective units may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course. The units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification.

Elective units can only be counted once towards the qualification packaging rules i.e. if a unit is listed in both a specialist elective group and the general elective group, it can only be counted as one of the elected units required.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Unit CodeUnit Title
Core units
TLID1001Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLIE1005Carry out basic workplace calculations
TLIF1001Follow work health and safety procedures
TLIF2010Apply fatigue management strategies
TLIH2001Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
TLIL1001Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures
Elective units
TLILIC3018License to drive a multi-combination vehicle
TLIA1001Secure cargo
TLIB0002Carry out vehicle inspection
TLID2004Load and unload goods/cargo
TLIE0002Process workplace documentation
TLIF0009Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
TLIF3063Administer the implementation of fatigue management strategies
TLIA0004Complete receival and dispatch documentation
TLIA4005Check and evaluate records and documentation
TLIB2119Carry out maintenance of trailers
TLIH3004Identify major roads, services and attractions
TLIL4009Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Entry Requirements

Although the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements for this training product.

Australian Institute of Skills (AIS’s) has the following entry requirements in place for international students:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Participate in a course entry interview (pre-enrolment review) to determine suitability of the course and additional support needs.
  • Undertake AIS’s ACSF LLN assessment.
  • Must have access to and bring their own portable device (laptop or ipad and other tablets with a keyboard) to class with up-to-date Microsoft Office suite (Word, PPT, Outlook, Excel).

Student Support Services

AIS has a range of Student Support Services available for you. Please refer to your student handbook for details on available Student Support Services.

Assessment System

Units are assessed individually via a range of assessment methods: Written Assessment, Verbal Questioning, Role Play, Projects and Practical Demonstrations observed directly by the assessor.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfers (CT)

AIS offers all students the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Please refer to our RPL and CT policy and procedure in the Student Handbook and/or Website.

Assessment Appeals

Students can make an appeal against any assessment decision by following the Complaints and Appeals Policy outlined in the Student Handbook and our website.

All appeals and complaints will be dealt with following the Complaints and Appeals Procedure.