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. It includes identifying and acting on signs of fatigue and implementing appropriate strategies to minimise fatigue during work activities. Candidates who undertake this unit generally perform their responsibilities under supervision within a team environment. Upon successful completion, the learner will receive a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies.
The below information is only relevant for students from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Australian Capital Territory:
As of the 1st July, 2018, a recognition of new fatigue Units of Competency came into effect under the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS).
If you have completed your study in the below units prior to 1st July 2018 you will
continue to be recognised by the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) for Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) accreditation for drivers.
- TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
- TLIF2010A Apply fatigue management strategies
- TLIF1007C Apply fatigue management strategies
If you are commencing your studies after 1st July 2018 and need to satisfy the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) accreditation for drivers, you will need:-
- TLIF0005 Apply a fatigue risk management system Please note that this unit is not currently offered by AVELING.
If you would like any further information regarding these changes, please contact us.
If you do not operate under the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) then the TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies unit is still a valid Nationally Recognised course for you to gain better understanding of fatigue and as it relates to drivers.
AVELING also provides a General Awareness Course – Fatigue Management for Drivers. This is a separate course, designed for drivers or operators who do not want to complete the Nationally Recognised course, have previously done fatigue management training or those who want to refresh their knowledge about this subject.
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to:
- 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; and,
- With others, effectively implement and apply fatigue management strategies.
Units of Competency
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
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
$99 (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 outlined.