Drive heavy combination vehicle

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver TLIC507D, 'Drive heavy combination vehicle'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Drive the heavy combination vehicle


The heavy combination vehicle is started, steered, manoeuvred, positioned and stopped in accordance with traffic regulations and manufacturers instructions


Engine power is managed to ensure efficiency and performance and to minimise engine and gear damage


Engine operation is maintained within the manufacturer's specified torque range and temperature through effective gear selection and smooth transition in gear changes


Braking system of heavy combination vehicle is managed and operated to ensure effective control of the vehicle under all conditions


Driving hazards are identified and/or anticipated and avoided or controlled through defensive driving


The heavy combination vehicle is driven in reverse, maintaining visibility and achieving accurate positioning


The heavy combination vehicle is parked, uncoupled, shut down and secured in accordance with manufacturers specifications, traffic regulations and workplace procedures


Where required, overwidth and overweight permit applications are undertaken in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements


Appropriate signage, lights and the like are checked for operational effectiveness and for conformity to prescribed traffic regulations


Appropriate procedures are followed in the event of a driving emergency


Monitor traffic and road conditions


The most efficient route of travel is taken through monitoring and anticipation of traffic flows and conditions, road standards and other factors likely to cause delays or route deviations


Traffic and road conditions are constantly monitored and acted upon to enable safe operation and ensure no injury to people or damage to property, equipment loads and facilities


Monitor and maintain vehicle performance


Vehicle performance is maintained through pre-operational inspections and checks of the vehicle


Prime mover and trailer are aligned and coupled in accordance with manufacturers instructions and workplace procedures


Coupled vehicle is checked and tested to ensure it is correctly secured and to confirm that it is fully operational


Performance and efficiency of vehicle operation is monitored during use


Defective or irregular performance or malfunctions are reported to the appropriate authority


Vehicle records are maintained/updated and information is processed in accordance with workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

TLIC507D appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM30509 - Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • AUR31105 - Certificate III in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • UEG30110 - Certificate III in Gas Industry Operations
  • FPI30205 - Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage
  • FPI30505 - Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products
  • FPI30605 - Certificate III in Timber Merchandising
  • AVI30408 - Certificate III in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)