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Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set

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Join the transport industry and keep WA moving.

This skill set has been designed to promote new entrants and support upskilling of existing workers in the heavy haulage truck driving industry. 

In this training program you will learn how to:
  • Follow work health and safety procedures
  • Carry out inspection of vehicles
  • Secure, load and unload cargo of goods
  • Apply work fatigue management strategies
  • Obtain a forklift licence
  • Obtain a truck licence
  • Ensure the safety of the transport industry (chain of responsibility).

The driving instruction training component of the program is conducted in a range of conditions and locations, with coaching from qualified and experienced drivers.

Subject to meeting the Department of Transport licensing requirements, participants may apply for one of the following licences:

  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Combination; or
  • Multi Combination class vehicle
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

Skill-sets

This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Course List (opens in a new tab) page.

Entry requirements

None listed.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate of Attainment.

Study options and how to apply

Click on your preferred study option below to get started with your application or enrolment.

Semester 1, 2023

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Duration 10 Weeks
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Where Geraldton
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When Semester 1, 2023
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Duration 10 Weeks
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Semester 2, 2023

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Where Geraldton
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When Semester 2, 2023
Where Geraldton
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Duration 10 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Geraldton
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If you plan to study in Australia as an International student, please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au for more information.