Drive Heavy Combination Vehicle

RIIVEH303E

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to drive heavy combination vehicle in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
This unit is appropriate for those working in supervisory and technical specialist roles.

Course Overview

RIIVEH303E – Drive Heavy Combination Vehicle

Course Details

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to drive heavy combination vehicle in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
This unit is appropriate for those working in supervisory and technical specialist roles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

Course Topics:

  • Access, interpret and apply vehicle haulage documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant
  • Obtain, read, interpret and clarify/confirm work requirements, such as shift briefings/handover details/work orders before proceeding
  • Access, interpret and apply available information about site conditions required to complete the allocated work in accordance with site procedures
  • Prepare vehicle records and carry out log-on procedures
  • Resolve coordination activities with others prior to commencement of, and during, the work activity
  • Carry out pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures
  • Attach ancillary attachments to the articulated vehicle
  • Operate articulated vehicle with and without ancillary attachments
  • Manage engine power, ensure efficiency of vehicle movement, minimise strain to the engine and drive line
  • Recognise and respond to hazardous and emergency situations
  • Complete work activity within the operating capacity of the articulated vehicle
  • Carry out coupling and uncoupling trailer
  • Check prime mover and trailer
  • Carry out equipment inspections and fault finding
  • Carry out routine operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks
  • Carry out minor maintenance
  • Provide operator support during preparation for, and conduct of, major maintenance tasks
  • Process written records and reports
  • You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.

    If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact student.services@civilsafety.edu.au for advice.

Your Training Options

TRAINING OPTIONS We conduct all our courses on a regular basis. Click the enquire button and enter your preferred dates and we will get back to with dates that suit you. The candidate or the employer must give access to a suitable vehicle to conduct the training. The vehicle must be in good operation and safe condition and meet with manufacturer guidelines and specifications. Failure to supply a suitable vehicle will result in hire charges and possible delay.

Nominal (supervised) hours represent the supervised structured learning and assessment activity required to sufficiently address the content of each course (acknowledging that progress can vary between learners).

This course has nationally agreed nominal hours of 40.

The volume of learning identifies the duration of all activities required to achieve the learning outcomes of the course, including all training and learning activities such as guided learning, individual study, learning activities in the workplace and assessment activities.

The time taken to complete this course may vary due to contributing factors such as previous experience.

  • We can come to you
  • Group bookings
  • Bundle packages available
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About This Course

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is offered by Civil Safety. Call 1300 CIVIL S to enquire about fees and processes

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer may be offered on units of competency that you already hold. Contact Civil Safety. Call 1300 CIVIL S to enquire about fees and process

Course Locations

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Course Fees

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Study at Civil Safety

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LLN Indicator

If you have not previously studied a certificate-level qualification before we will need to check your readiness for study. Please call 1300 CIVIL S prior to enrolling for more information.