This Basic Fatigue Management course (Level 1 Frontline Staff) is suitable for heavy vehicle drivers who are employees and wish to extend their driving hours from 12 to 14 hours.
All drivers that operate truck and trailer combinations over 12 tonne GVM and buses built to seat over 12 adults (including the driver).
This course provides the knowledge and skills required to apply fatigue management strategies, including identifying and acting upon signs of fatigue and implementing appropriate strategies to minimise fatigue during work activities, in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements.
As of July 1st 2018, the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has implemented a change in the training requirements for road transport operators, schedulers and drivers.
The new fatigue subjects provide drivers, schedulers, supervisors and managers with information critical to effectively manage the risk of fatigue in road transport operations. NHVR have released the following subjects to meet the new requirements:
TLIF0005 – Apply a fatigue risk management system (replaces unit TLIF2010) – Drivers
TLIF0006 – Administer a fatigue risk management system (replaces unit TLIF3063) ? Management/schedulers
This training program is approximately 4 – 6 hours depending on an individual?s prior knowledge of the industry and learning needs.
On completion, participants are competent in the management of driver fatigue and aware of all compliance requirements.
On successful completion of the course participants receive a Statement of Attainment in TLIF0005 Apply a fatigue risk management system.