This course provides examples of real life situations to help gain a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding of fatigue risks and how to manage them. Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) scheme work/rest hours are applied to workplace situations.
AVELING provides two options for completing your course. This page outlines the Nationally Recognised Course. Upon successful completion, the learner will receive a Statement of Attainment for Nationally Recognised TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies.
We also provide a General Awareness Course – Fatigue Management for Drivers. This is a separate course, designed for drivers or operators who don’t require the Nationally Recognised course, have previously done fatigue management training or those who want to refresh their knowledge about this subject.
- Recognise factors and lifestyle choices which will affect fatigue
- Identify signs of fatigue and personal early warning signs
- Take steps to ensure effective work capability and alertness are maintained
- effectively with others to implement and apply fatigue management strategies
Units of Competency
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
The Nationally Recognised course will, upon successful completion, lead to a Statement of Attainment for TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies. It is recommended for people who work with or drive fatigue-related Heavy Vehicles, particularly those who work under Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) or Advanced Fatigue Management (AFM).
Important: If you choose this course, you’ll have to provide a Third Party Report upon completion of the course. It is important to note that, in order to meet the Third Party Report Requirements, the following must be available:
- A workplace setting relevant to the requirements of the assessment; and
- A supervisor, employer or someone with appropriate industry experience to comment on the participant’s ability to perform the relevant skills/knowledge noted in the Third Party Report.
AVELING conducts assurance audits of participants completing Nationally Recognised eLearning courses to verify identification and ensure the participant did the course themselves.
Participants doing Nationally Recognised eLearning courses must be subjected to AVELING’s assurance audit process within 12 months of course enrolment and successfully pass the assurance audit to complete the course and receive certification. If this does not occur, they may have to redo the course.
Topic 1 – What is fatigue, why must it be managed?
Section 1 – What is fatigue, why must it be managed?
Section 2 – Why is sleep important?
Section 3 – Effects of fatigue and personal early warning signs
Topic 2 – Causes of fatigue, how to manage it
Section 1 – The body clock
Section 2 – Healthy lifestyle
Section 3 – Life factors and work factors
Section 4 – Drugs, alcohol and stimulants
Section 5 – Medical fitness and sleep disorders
Topic 3 – Fatigue management laws
Section 1 – Fatigue management laws
Section 2 – Taking reasonable steps to manage fatigue
Section 3 – Duties to prevent driver fatigue
Section 4 – Fitness for work
Section 5 – Penalties
Topic 4 – Record keeping and work diaries
Section 1 – Using a work diary
Section 2 – Legislative requirements when using work diaries
Topic 5 – Fatigue management strategies
Section 1 – Fatigue management policies, procedures and scheduling
Section 2 – Staying alert on the road
Section 3 – Signs of fatigue
Section 4 – Rest options
Section 5 – Alcohol and drugs
Topic 6 – Work times
Section 1 – Planning routes and schedules to minimise fatigue
Section 2 – Standard hours and Advanced Fatigue Management
Section 3 – Basic Fatigue Management (BFM)
Section 4 – The 36 hour rule
Section 5 – Two-up driving
Topic 7 – Applying fatigue management strategies
Section 1 – Applying fatigue management strategies scenario
$145 (GST free)
This course is designed for drivers and other people involved in road transport.
Upon successful completion of the course, a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency will be issued.