Drive Heavy Rigid Vehicle Perth

TLIC3004 – Drive Heavy Rigid 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 precautions and required actions to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • carrying out pre-operational checks
  • completing relevant documentation
  • demonstrating low-risk driving behaviours
  • monitoring and anticipating traffic hazards and taking appropriate actions
  • monitoring performance of vehicle and its equipment, and taking appropriate action, as required
  • operating and adapting to differences in equipment in accordance with operating procedures
  • 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 and on-road techniques
  • heavy rigid vehicle controls, instruments and indicators, and their use
  • heavy rigid vehicle handling procedures
  • lifestyles that promote effective long-term fatigue management
  • pre-operational checks carried out on heavy rigid 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/TLIC3004