Victoria is Australia's major transport and logistics hub, with the only major airport that never closes, the largest container port in the country and a road and rail network that links key regional centres. The industry employs 100,000 people, which is 4.5 per cent of total Victorian employment.
These courses on road transport, logistics and warehousing will prepare you for a career as a truck driver, car driving instructor or storage facility manager.
The skills you will learn include:
- operate a forklift
- despatch stock
- load and unload vehicles carrying special loads
- carry out vehicle service and maintenance
- develop safe driving behaviour in others
- coordinate stocktake procedures
- develop a transport and distribution business unit
NMIT offers, in partnership with Armstrong’s Driver Education, the most up-to-date driver training in Victoria. Learn to:
- apply safe driving behaviours
- maintain small business records
- design and develop learning programs
The Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Car Driving Instruction) is the pre-requisite for the DIA (Driving Instruction Authority) issued by the Victorian Taxi Directorate.
Available Courses (4)
Develop your understanding of road transport logistics, such as how to load and unload vehicles and organise work operations. NMIT has one of Australia’s best industrial training facilities, offering a range of training packages.
Qualify for an entry level management role in 6 months - the Certificate IV in Logistics is a practical course that will get you job ready in 6 months with practical and operational components to kick start your career. As this course is not semester based, you can start studying when it is convenient for you. This course is available online and offers you with the flexibility to study at your own pace and work around family and employment commitments. This course is offered full-time (6 months) as a classroom based course, or flexibly by online delivery. Intakes may be available for Semester 2. Please contact the department for the latest course information.
Move up to a higher level in management in 6 months - the Diploma of Logistics is practical course that will get you qualified to move up to higher level management roles in 6 months with practical and operational components to meet the growth demand in the logistics industry.
Be your own boss - offered at our Epping campus, NMIT’s Certificate IV in Transport gets you the necessary skills and knowledge in training, assessment and business to start your new career as a car driving instructor.
Available Short Courses (1)
This short course is for people who want to work as traffic controllers on public roads and other designated traffic management areas. This course allows operators to work safely setting up traffic control equipment and directing traffic around work areas. At the end of the course the participants will have the knowledge and skills required safely control traffic with a stop/slow bat in accordance with VicRoads requirements.