Apply a fatigue risk management system

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 TLIF0005, 'Apply a fatigue risk management system'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Identify and manage fatigue risk in the road transport sector


Potential causes and symptoms of fatigue are identified and action is taken to minimise their effects in accordance with workplace procedures


Fatigue symptoms are recognised and necessary steps are taken in accordance with workplace procedures, to ensure that effective work capability and alertness are maintained


Own and others’ fitness to drive is monitored and assessed in accordance with workplace procedures, and appropriate action is taken as required


Factors that increase the risk of fatigue related incidents are managed


Counter measures and relevant workplace practices in combating fatigue are adopted and applied


Health and wellbeing choices are identified that ensure driver fitness to safely perform workplace duties


Operate within a road transport fatigue risk management system


HVNL legal requirements, liabilities and responsibilities for effective fatigue management within the workplace are identified, interpreted and complied with


Relevant regulations related to driving heavy vehicle offences, and fatigue duty of care are identified and applied in accordance with legislation


Heavy vehicle driver regulations and workplace procedures for fatigue risk management, wellbeing, and fitness for work are identified and applied


Relevant workplace induction into the road transport fatigue risk management system is completed


Workplace fatigue management strategies are identified and implemented to minimise driver fatigue


Workplace requirements and responsibilities for fatigue risk management are identified and applied


Relevant documentation is carried while in a heavy vehicle


Legal exemptions for fatigue compliance are identified and applied


Concerns related to strategies to address fatigue and associated workplace risks are communicated to relevant personnel


Plan and navigate a heavy vehicle trip


Heavy vehicle driver trips are planned, communicated and implemented and potential fatigue hazards are planned for in accordance with workplace procedures


Rest and work periods are identified to match heavy vehicle driver fitness and trip conditions


Legal requirements as they relate to fatigue management are complied with when changes in schedules, trip conditions and operational requirements are required


Deviations made to proposed trip plan prior to departure are communicated with relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures


Deviations made to proposed trip plan while on route are communicated with relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures


Comply with work and rest hours


Work and rest options available to heavy vehicle drivers are identified and applied in accordance with workplace procedures and HVNL


Relevant work hours including standard, solo and two-up arrangements and long/night hours are complied with in accordance with workplace procedures and HVNL


Suitable and minimum rest breaks are complied with in accordance with workplace procedures and fatigue management regulations


Information is identified and relevant actions are taken to prevent non-compliance with fatigue management procedures while working in standard hours and within an accredited fatigue risk management system


Rest and work periods are counted in accordance with the HVNL


Update and maintain records


Heavy vehicle regulatory requirements relating to work diary, records and work duties are applied


Requirements of work diary/records are determined as they relate to heavy vehicle driver duties


Trip information is gathered in a timely manner and accurately entered into work diary/record in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures


Information entered into work diary/records is accurately and legibly maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures


Work diary/records are recorded after each work and rest change in accordance with HVNL


Corrections are accurately and legibly entered into work diary/records in accordance with workplace procedures and regulations


Work diary/records are stored in an accessible location in accordance with workplace procedures


Penalties relating to heavy vehicle drivers for failing to record information or making false or misleading entries in work diary/records are identified


Records are submitted within regulated timeframes to relevant personnel


Requirements while operating under an exemption notice are recorded and maintained


Work diary/record/equipment malfunctions are recorded in accordance with regulations and workplace procedures, and are reported to relevant personnel