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Certificate III
in Driving Operations

Our TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations qualification is for those looking to take on driving operation job roles within the Transport and Logistics Industry. The course is designed to educate students on the aspects of driving roles including legal responsibilities and obligations, principles of safe loading and securing cargo, industry-standards required of drivers and other areas such as accident and emergency procedures, to ensure the student can fulfil a relevant driving operations role, safely and confidently. Successful achievement of the licensing units within the qualification may enable students to upgrade to a heavy vehicle licence or higher class licence, in line with NSW licensing and regulatory requirements.


Successful completion of the TLI31222 - Certificate III in Driving Operations, may lead to employment opportunities, such as:

  • General Freight Driver

  • Pick Up & Delivery Driver

Please note:  This Nationally recognised qualification is delivered by J2S Training Solutions Pty Ltd- 90940. We actively tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities, and encourage all to apply.


Student must hold a valid P2 licence (green P’s) and have held the licence for 24 months, including a P1 licence (red P’s). Prior to enrolment students are required to provide their Unique Student Identifier1 and photo identification. Prospective students may be required to complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.



We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including:

  • Short answers;

  • Projects;

  • Activities; and

  • Workplace Observation or Observation in a Simulated Workplace.



This qualification can be completed in twelve months. The volume of learning offered by J2S Training Solutions may vary per student depending on their existing skills and knowledge. More experienced students are likely to complete
the course in a shorter period of time. Duration may vary depending on Credit Transfer [CT] or Recognition of Prior Learning [RPL]. Students can apply for CT or RPL at the time of enrolment.


Delivery of training may take differing forms, including Face-to-Face and Online, dependent on the requirements of the client or the needs of the cohort.

Units of Competency

(C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit

This qualification consist of 15 units of competence, as shown below. Please call J2S Training Solutions for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation.

  • TLIB0002 Carry out vehicle inspection* (C)

  • TLIC1051 Operate commercial vehicle* (C)

  • TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods (C)

  • TLIF0025 Following work health and safety procedures (C)

  • TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies (C)

  • TLIC0033 Apply low risk heavy vehicle driving behaviours* (Driver Awareness Unit)

  • TLIA0004 Complete receival and despatch documentation (E)

  • TLIE0002 Process workplace documents (E)

  • TLIE0009 Carry out basic workplace calculations (E)

  • TLIE3004 Prepare workplace documents (E)

  • TLIF0009 Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility) (E)

  • TLIF3013 Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies (E)

  • TLIH0005 Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes (E)

Heavy Rigid (HR) Option

  • TLIC3004 Drive heavy rigid vehicle* (E) 

  • TLILIC2016 Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle* (E) 

Medium Rigid (MR) Option

  • TLIC3003 Drive medium rigid vehicle (E) 

  • TLILIC2015 Licence to drive medium rigid vehicle (E) 

*J2S Training Solutions has a Third Party Agreement in place with Driver Training NSW to provide training and assessment for the specialist units of competency in this qualification.

Service NSW Licence Fees effective 1 July 2022

From 1 July each year, Transport NSW fees may increase as part of the annual NSW Treasury approved Consumer Price Index. Please visit for all driver and rider license current fees.

Driver Knowledge Test: $49 each attempt
Logbook replacement fee: $18
National Heavy Vehicle Driver licence (magenta) Fee:

1 year: $62
3 years: $144
5 years: $194

Fees & Charges


This course is available on a fee-for-service basis:

  • $5,500

  • J2S Training Solutions does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500. If a student’s fee is more than this amount, the support of a flexible payment plan will be offered to students.


  • Deferment Fee (administration charges) $50

  • Replacement of Testamur/ statement of attainment / Qualification Certificate $50

  • Repeat of unit (Third attempt onwards Per unit) $150

  • RPL assessment -Contact us for a quote


Please note: courses fees and additional charges may change from time to time, please check with J2S Training Solutions staff for updates.


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