Certificate III in Driving Operations – Bus

Certificate III in Driving Operations – Bus (TLI31210)

Course Description:

This qualification is for individuals who perform a range of known driving routine tasks and procedures within the transport and logistics industry. They work under supervision, taking some responsibility for work outcomes, but are given direction for the driving schedules they follow.

The six Licensing units to drive a commercial vehicle, light rigid, medium rigid, heavy rigid, heavy combination and multi-combination vehicle, can be trained by HR training, but we do not issue driving licenses. For those who hold these licenses we offer RPL for the units where the person satisfies their organisations standard driving practices. The licensing units within the qualification align with licensing and regulatory requirements applicable to driving and Australian state/ territory regulatory requirements.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
  • Carry out vehicle inspection
  • Transport passengers with disabilities
  • Operate coach/bus
  • Provide on-board services to customers
  • Apply accident-emergency procedures & customer service skills
  • Manage disruptive and/or unlawful behaviour

Transport Job Roles / Occupations:

This certificate course provides the employability skills to
begin a career in Transport and be employed as a:

  • Bus Driver
  • Tour Coach Driver
  • Interstate Driver


Visit our private eLearning campus – HR training college

Several methods of assessment are used in this course:

  • Multiple Choice
  • Written Assessment – short answer
  • Project – Case Study, Scenario
  • Observation Assessment
  • Video to demonstrate practical skills

This transport course is offered:

  • face-to-face in a classroom setting, small group OR
    one-on-one for individuals
  • ONLINE with a Mentor who you can contact for help
    and direction

ENROL NOW and train with us:

We are flexible in our training delivery and you can apply for:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

for life experiences & training you have already undertaken

Transport Units offered by HR training:

This qualification requires the completion of nineteen (19) units of study with core, licenced, job related and elective units:

  • 6 Core Units
  • 1 Licence Unit
  • 6 Job Related Units
  • 6 Elective Units
6 CORE Units
TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLIE1005A Carry out basic workplace calculations
TLIF1001A Follow occupational health and safety procedures
TLIF2010A Apply fatigue management strategies
TLIH2001A Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
TLIL1001A Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures
Choose only one (1) Licence Unit

relevant to the vehicle type applicable to your job role

TLIC1051A Operate commercial vehicle
TLILIC2014B Licence to drive light rigid vehicle
TLILIC2015B Licence to drive medium rigid vehicle
TLILIC2016B Licence to drive heavy rigid vehicle
TLILIC3017B Licence to drive heavy combination vehicle
TLILIC3018B Licence to drive multi combination vehicle
Six (6) Job Related Units for Bus driving
TLIB2004A Carry out vehicle inspection
TLIC3011A Transport passengers with disabilities
TLIC3042A Operate coach/bus
TLIE3004A Prepare workplace documents
TLIG2007A Work in a socially diverse environment
TLII3009A Provide on-board services to customers
Choose a minimum of three (3) to six (6) Elective Units from the list below
TLIE2007A Use communication systems
TLIF2006A Apply accident-emergency procedures
TLII1002A Apply customer service skills
TLIK2010A Use info-technology devices in the workplace
TLIO3012A Manage disruptive and/or unlawful behaviour
TLIP2024A Conduct financial transactions
TLIF3063A Administer the implementation of fatigue management strategies
Three (3) Elective Units may be chosen from other currently endorsed Training Packages

with appropriate contextualisation from Certificate III qualifications

Discuss your choice of units and any specific training needs with our course coordinator who will help you achieve your goals.