Drive Heavy Combination Vehicle Perth

TLIC3005 – Drive Heavy Combination Vehicle

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • applying map reading and road navigation techniques
  • applying precautions and required actions to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • checking and replenishing fluids and carrying out lubrication processes
  • completing relevant documentation
  • demonstrating low-risk driving behaviours
  • monitoring and anticipating traffic hazards and taking appropriate action
  • monitoring performance of vehicle, trailers, and equipment, and taking appropriate action as required
  • reading and interpreting relevant instructions, procedures, information, and signs
  • reporting and/or rectifying identified problems, faults, or malfunctions promptly in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • causes and effects of fatigue on drivers
  • differences between transmission types
  • driving hazards and related defensive driving techniques
  • efficient driving techniques
  • engine power management and safe driving strategies
  • factors that increase fatigue-related accidents
  • factors that may cause traffic delays and diversions, and related actions that can be taken
  • fatigue management strategies including on-road techniques
  • heavy combination vehicle controls, instruments and indicators, and their use
  • heavy combination vehicle handling procedures
  • lifestyles that promote effective long-term fatigue management
  • map reading and navigation of vehicle and related action
  • pre-operational checks carried out on heavy combination vehicle and related actions
  • principles of operation of air brakes and procedures for their use
  • principles of stress management when driving a vehicle
  • procedures to be followed in a driving emergency
  • relevant state/territory road and traffic authority road rules, regulations, permits and licence requirements
  • relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental procedures and regulations
  • workplace driving and operational instructions.

Reference: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/TLIC3005