Logistics training courses

Whether you are part of the Linfox team or a driver who is looking for further accreditation in Victoria or New South Wales, Linfox Operational Training has a range of course options for you.

Linfox Operational Training is approved by local regulators to carry out a range of training courses including Heavy Vehicle Licensing in Victoria and New South Wales and Forklift Licensing in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

Select a course below for further information:

Heavy Rigid Licence Course

Course Location:

Victoria and New South Wales

What is a heavy rigid:

A motor vehicle including a bus or a truck that has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than eight tonnes and has three or more axles.
Course breakdown: This course provides theory and practical training including a demonstration drive; vehicle handling skills and load restraint and on-road training in everyday driving conditions

Course content:

  • Road laws
  • Pre-drive check
  • Cabin check
  • Starting and stopping sequence
  • Demonstration drive
  • City and highway driving
  • Defensive driving
  • Turning and handling
  • Reversing
  • System of vehicle control

Pre-requisites:

  • Must have held a current Australia driver licence (car) for two years
  • Meet the medical requirements under the Assessing Fitness to Drive (AFTD) Guidelines
  • NSW: Pass a HR knowledge test at any Roads and Maritime Office

Duration:

Two days

Vehicle Type:

Synchromesh

Statement of attainment:

Participants who successfully complete additional training and assessment will gain further knowledge about operating a Heavy Rigid Vehicle, as well as receive a statement of attainment in TLILIC2016 Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle, which is nationally recognised within the industry.

Cost:

  • Linfox Employees – $800
  • External participants – $1000
  • Optional for external participants: Statement of attainment – $100

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Heavy Combination Licence Course

Course Location:

Victoria and New South Wales

What is a heavy combination truck:

A prime mover which is attached to a single semi-trailer that has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than nine tonnes, plus any unladen converter dolly. Or a rigid motor vehicle which is attached to a trailer that has a GVM of more than nine tonnes plus any unladen converter dolly.

Course breakdown:

This course provides theory and practical training including a demonstration drive; vehicle handling skills and load restraint and on-road training in everyday driving conditions.

Course content:

  • Road laws
  • Pre-drive check
  • Cabin check
  • Starting and stopping sequence
  • Demonstration drive
  • City and highway driving
  • Defensive driving
  • Turning and handling
  • Reversing
  • System of vehicle control
  • Trailer coupling and uncoupling
  • Articulated vehicle road craft
  • Park or trailer brake start
  • Load security

Pre-requisites:

  • Must have held a medium rigid or heavy rigid licence for at least 12 months
  • Meet the medical requirements under the Assessing Fitness to Drive (AFTD) Guidelines
  • NSW: Pass a HC knowledge test at any Roads and Maritime Office

Duration:

Two days

Vehicle Type:

  • NSW – Automatic
  • VIC – Non-Synchromesh or Automatic

Statement of attainment:

Participants who successfully complete additional training and assessment will gain further knowledge about operating a Heavy Combination Vehicle, as well as receive a statement of attainment in TLILIC3017 Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle, which is nationally recognised within the industry.

Cost:

  • Linfox Employees – $1000
  • External participants – $1200
  • Optional for external participants: Statement of attainment – $100

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Multi – Combination Licence Course

Course Location:

Victoria and New South Wales

What is a heavy combination truck:

A motor vehicle with more than one trailer.

Course breakdown:

This course provides theory and practical training including a demonstration drive and on-road training in everyday driving conditions.

Course content:

  • Road laws
  • Legal requirements
  • Approved B-Double routes
  • Pre-drive check
  • Cabin check
  • Slow speed manoeuvring
  • Starting and stopping sequence
  • Demonstration drive
  • City and highway driving
  • Reversing
  • System of vehicle control
  • Defensive driving wheel tracking, turning and handling

Pre-requisites:

  • Must have held a heavy combination or a heavy rigid licence for at least 12 months
  • Meet the medical requirements under the Assessing Fitness to Drive (AFTD) Guidelines
  • NSW: Pass a MC knowledge test at any Roads and Maritime Office
  • NSW: Pass a medical examination
  • NSW: Be issued with a Heavy Vehicle Competency Log Book

Duration:

Two days

Vehicle Type:

  • NSW – Automatic
  • VIC – Non-Synchromesh

Statement of attainment:

Participants who successfully complete additional training and assessment will gain further knowledge about operating a Multi-Combination Vehicle, as well as receive a statement of attainment in TLILIC3018 Licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle, which is nationally recognised within the industry.

Cost:

  • Linfox Employees – $1000
  • External participants – $1200
  • Optional for external participants: Statement of attainment – $100

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

 

TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck (Forklift Licence Course)

Course Location:

Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland

Course breakdown:

This course provides theory and practical training to obtain the knowledge and skills required to operate of a forklift truck.

Course content:

  • Appropriate use of a forklift
  • Communication methods
  • Pre-start/post start operational checks
  • Testing of forklifts and safety devices
  • Damage and defect reports
  • Shift load
  • Hazard prevention/control measures
  • Shut down and secure

Pre-requisites:

Must be 18 years of age or over

Duration:

  • NSW/QLD – Three days
  • VIC – Two days

Statement of attainment:

On successful completion, the learner will be given a Statement of Attainment TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck (Forklift Licence).

Cost:

  • Linfox Employees – $250
  • External participants – $400

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Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Before commencing training with Linfox Operational Training, you must hold a USI number. The USI number is used to record your VET achievements in a national database.

Visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ to create a USI number, to retrieve your USI number or for further information.

Government Funding Link

Applicable to students in New South Wales.

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