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Important note: this course requires the completion of detailed simulation tasks that allow you to demonstrate and apply your knowledge and skills when managing and scheduling drivers. There are 24 tasks to complete, which range from open-ended questions to analysing and reporting on fatigue management breaches.

One of the tasks requires you to deliver a training presentation to at least 2 drivers and an observer. The presentation must be at least 15 minutes in length.

Please allow at least 6 to 8 hours to complete the course and all tasks. Each assessment task can take up to 24 hours to be marked off by our assessors.

Assurance Audit

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 – Fatigue, its causes and consequences

Section 1 – Dangers of fatigue
Section 2 – Effects of fatigue on performance
Section 3 – Recognising fatigue
Section 4 – Causes of driver fatigue
Section 5 – Factors that cause fatigue-related accidents
Section 6 – Consequences of not managing fatigue to employees
Section 7 – Consequences of not managing fatigue to organisations

Topic 2 – Fatigue management strategies

Section 1 – Managing fatigue: trip scheduling
Section 2 – Managing fatigue: administration
Section 3 – Driver fatigue management strategies
Section 4 – Assisting drivers to assess their sleep patterns and fitness for work
Section 5 – Lifestyle factors to manage fatigue

Topic 3 – Fatigue management laws and regulations

Section 1 – Fatigue management laws
Section 2 – Fatigue-Regulated Heavy Vehicles
Section 3 – Work and rest hour limits and licensing requirements
Section 4 – Responsibilities of employees, suppliers and subcontractors
Section 5 – Organisational Chain of Responsibility
Section 6 – WHS/OHS regulations
Section 7 – Fatigue Risk Management Systems
Section 8 – FRMS Control Factors

Topic 4 – Compliance and reporting

Section 1 – Monitoring work
Section 2 – Providing feedback on identified deficiencies
Section 3 – Identifying other areas of potential non-compliance
Section 4 – Internal audit reviews
Section 5 – Reporting procedure

Topic 5 – Training and competency

Section 1 – Providing training and learning opportunities
Section 2 – Identifying knowledge and skills gaps
Section 3 – Training resources
Section 4 – Evidence gathering and assessment
Section 5 – Determining competency
Section 6 – Training and assessment plans

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At a Glance

Course Cost

$150 (GST free)

Duration

6 to 8 hours

Delivery

Online

Intended for

Schedulers, vehicle dispatcher, consignor/consignor, operators, managers and other parties involved in the transport chain, also referred to as off-road parties, who operate heavy vehicles in Australia.

Certification

On successful completion participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency outlined.

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