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

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

Duration:

Two days

Vehicle type:

  • Synchromesh
  • Non-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 – $900
  • External participants – $1400
  • Optional for external participants: Statement of attainment – $100

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Heavy Combination Licence Course

Course location:

Victoria

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 description:

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

Duration:

Two days

Vehicle type:

  • Non-Synchromesh
  • 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 – $1100
  • External participants – $1400
  • Optional for external participants: Statement of attainment – $100

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Multi – Combination Licence Course

Course location:

Victoria

What is a heavy combination truck:

A motor vehicle with more than one trailer.

Course description:

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

Duration:

Two days

Vehicle type:

  • Non-Synchromesh
  • Automatic

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 – $1100
  • External participants – $1500
  • Optional for external participants: Statement of attainment – $100

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

 

TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck (Forklift Licence Course)

Course location:

Victoria and Queensland

Course description:

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

Course content:

  • Legislative requirements
  • Pre and post-start operational checks
  • Working area inspection
  • Hazard/risk identification
  • Communications
  • General operations
  • Shifting and moving loads
  • Working load limits
  • Shut down and securing the forklift truck
  • Safe forklift operating procedures

Course requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Must provide 100 points of original documents as proof of your identity
  • Must be able to understand the English language

Duration:

  • QLD – Three days
  • VIC – Two days

Statement of attainment:

On successful completion, the learner will be given a Statement of Attainment TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck (Forklift Licence).

Cost:

  • Linfox Employees – $300
  • External participants – $500

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Chain of Responsibility Awareness Course

Course location:

15 – 23 Link Way Laverton North VIC

U5/152 Paradise Road Willawong QLD

10 Produce Lane Pooraka SA

*Or at your preferred location for group bookings

Course description:

Chain of Responsibility plays a critical part in the transport and logistics industry.

This course has been designed for participants with little to no knowledge in the subject. Participants will be provided with an understanding on what Chain of Responsibility means within your workplace, including the impact it has on each party within the chain, and strategies that can be put in place to manage the risk.

Course content:

  • Overview of regulations – Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL)
  • Primary duties
  • Executive officers
  • Parties in the chain
  • Roles, responsibilities and steps that can be taken
  • “So far as is reasonably practicable” – what is it?
  • Vehicle standards, maintenance and defect reporting
  • Container Weight Declarations (CWD)
  • National differences in Chain of Responsibility laws
  • Safety management systems overview
  • Penalties

Duration:

1.5 hours (approximately)

Cost:

  • Group Booking (4+ people) – $1000
  • Individuals – $250

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

 

Fatigue Management Awareness for Drivers Course

Course location:

15 – 23 Link Way Laverton North VIC

U5/152 Paradise Road Willawong QLD

10 Produce Lane Pooraka SA

*Or at your preferred location for group bookings

Course description:

Driver fatigue is a major safety hazard within the road and transport industry.

This course has been designed for participants with little to no knowledge in the subject. Participants will be provided with an overview on drivers’ obligations under the Heavy Vehicle National Law, the effects of fatigue and strategies on how to manage fatigue.

Course content:

  • Overview of regulations
  • Fatigue options e.g. Standard Basic Fatigue Management (BFM)
  • Work/rest times
  • Work diaries
  • Fitness for duty
  • What is work?
  • Fatigue signs and symptoms
  • Strategies to address fatigue
  • Sleep disorders
  • Health choices

Duration:

2 hours (approximately)

Cost:

  • Group Booking (4+ people) – $1000
  • Individuals – $250

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

 

Fatigue Management Awareness for Management Course

Course location:

15 – 23 Link Way Laverton North VIC

U5/152 Paradise Road Willawong QLD

10 Produce Lane Pooraka SA

*Or at your preferred location for group bookings

Course description:

Under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) employers are required to provide relevant training and instruction to their workers on Fatigue Management to minimise the risk of breaching regulations.

This course has been designed for participants with little to no knowledge in the subject. Participants will be provided with an introduction to regulations relating to the operating limits, biological factors relating to fatigue and management strategies which support compliance with the HVNL.

Course content:

  • Overview of regulations
  • Fatigue options e.g. Standard Basic Fatigue Management (BFM)
  • Work/rest times
  • Work diaries
  • Fitness for duty
  • What is work?
  • Fatigue signs and symptoms
  • Strategies to address fatigue
  • Sleep disorders
  • Health choices
  • Non-compliance reports
  • Applying risk management methodology

Duration:

3 hours (approximately)

Cost:

  • Group Booking (4+ people) – $1000
  • Individuals – $250

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

Mass and Load Restraint Awareness

Course location:

15 – 23 Link Way Laverton North VIC

U5/152 Paradise Road Willawong QLD

10 Produce Lane Pooraka SA

*Or at your preferred location for group bookings

Course description:

A correctly loaded vehicle is critical in ensuring the safety of the driver and other road users.

This course has been designed for participants with little to no knowledge in the subject. Participants will be provided with theory and concepts of how to secure a load to a vehicle, including the mass limits, legislation and the relationship it has with Chain of Responsibility.

Course content:

  • Roles and responsibility under Chain of Responsibility
  • Weight limits for axles
  • Vehicle dimensions (length/width)
  • Friction coefficient
  • Restraint methods (direct, tie-down etc.)
  • Load distribution
  • Lashing angles
  • Restraint types
  • Unitising
  • Dunnage
  • Load shift

Duration:

1.5 hours (approximately)

Cost:

  • Group Booking (4+ people) – $1000
  • Individuals – $250

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

Awareness Package
(Chain of Responsibility + Fatigue management + Mass and Load Restraint)

Course location:

15 – 23 Link Way Laverton North VIC

U5/152 Paradise Road Willawong QLD

10 Produce Lane Pooraka SA

*Or at your preferred location for group bookings

Course description:

There are many legal requirements that you must comply with when working in the Transport and Logistics Industry. Through attending this course you will be provided with an understanding of each area including what they mean, your legal requirements, strategies and tools that can be implement in your workplace.

Course content:

Chain of Responsibility Awareness:

  • Overview of regulations – Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL)
  • Primary duties
  • Executive officers
  • Parties in the chain
  • Roles, responsibilities and steps that can be taken
  • “So far as is reasonably practicable” – what is it?
  • Vehicle standards, maintenance and defect reporting
  • Container Weight Declarations (CWD)
  • National difference in Chain of Responsibility laws
  • Safety management systems overview
  • Penalties

Fatigue Management Awareness:

  • Overview of regulations
  • Fatigue options e.g. Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) Standard
  • Work diaries
  • Fatigue signs and symptoms
  • Strategies to address fatigue

Mass and Load Restraint Awareness:

  • Roles and responsibilities under Chain of Responsibility
  • Weight limits for axles and vehicle dimensions (length/width)
  • Restraint types and methods (direct, tie down etc.)
  • Lashing angles
  • Load distribution and load shift
  • Unitising and dunnage

Duration:

6 hours (approximately)

Cost:

  • Group Booking (4+ people) – $2000
  • Individuals – $400

Click here to view & download course outline (PDF)

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