Training Courses

The VTA offer a range of training programs covering driver training to introduce new people to the transport industry and place them into permanent jobs and a range of VTA courses for management, supervisors and operational employees.

Driver Delivery Program

The Driver Delivery program is supported by the Victorian Government and run in conjunction with Armstrong Driver Education and Logical Staffing Solutions, and are significantly subsidised so they can be offered at no cost to participants and employers.

The Driver Delivery program is an intensive eight-day industry-ready driver licensing course to be delivered in either heavy rigid synchromesh or heavy combination standards. Over 60 hours of hands on training and instruction, drivers will receive advanced skills training covering OH&S, cabin drill, load restraint, loading docks, reversing and standard transport runs.

For further information about the courses download the additional course information. To apply, contact the VTA on 03 9646 8590.  For a copy of the Flyer go to this LINK.

VTA Courses

The VTA offer a range of training courses that are available for both members and non-members. These courses cover both specific issues for transport and logistics companies and general management courses.

Currently, the Academy offer the following courses:

7 Chain of Responsibility courses :

  • Safety Management System
  • Awareness
  • Awareness for Managers & Customers
  • Fatigue Management
  • Load Restraint
  • Safe Loads
  • Sub-Contractor Management

2 courses covering operational issues:

  • Incident Management Workshop
  • Pallet Management for Pallet Controllers

4 Master Class Series courses covering:

  • Business planning you can implement
  • Improving customer service
  • Coaching and Developing People
  • Leadership Skills

Transition to Transport is an intensive eight-module course that will attract those that are new to the industry and require more in-depth knowledge of supply chain, logistics, transport operations and associated regulations. Participants will be job-ready at the end of the program and the VTA will mentor candidates in their first three months of employment.  This course is available by appointment. For details please contact the VTA

Courses are undertaken at the VTA’s purpose built training facility that is conveniently located at our Port Melbourne office.

If you have a specific requirement for a course or wish to run one of our courses specifically for your business please contact admin@vta.com.au to discuss your requirements.

A summary of the VTA’s training  for Jan to  June 2019 is available here.

A summary of the VTA’s training for July to Dec 2019 is available here.

VTA training calendar.  January to June 2019

  Duration Apr   May   June  
CoR – Awareness 4 hours            
CoR – Awareness for Managers & Customers 4 hours         5  
CoR – Fatigue Management 4 hours            
CoR – Load Restraint 4 hours            
CoR – Safe Loads 4 hours     15      
CoR – Sub-Contractor Management 4 hours         12  
COR – Safety Management Systems 4 hours     29   26  
Incident Management Workshop 4 hours     22      
Pallet Management for Pallet Controllers 4 hours         19  
Master Class – Business planning you can implement 6 hours            
Master Class – Improving customer service 4 hours            
Master Class – Coaching & Developing People 4 hours     16      
Master Class – Leadership Skills 4 hours         13  
Prescribed Industrial Waste 8 hours     14, 21, 28   4,15,18,25  
  Duration July   Aug   Sept  
CoR – Awareness 4 hours     7      
CoR – Awareness for Managers & Customers 4 hours         4  
CoR – Fatigue Management 4 hours 17          
CoR – Load Restraint 4 hours 24          
CoR – Safe Loads 4 hours     14      
CoR – Sub-Contractor Management 4 hours         11  
COR – Safety Management Systems 4 hours 31       18  
Incident Management Workshop 4 hours     21      
Pallet Management for Pallet Controllers 4 hours         25  
Master Class – Business planning you can implement 6 hours            15      
Master Class – Improving customer service 4 hours         19  
Master Class – Coaching & Developing People 4 hours            
Master Class – Leadership Skills 4 hours            
Prescribed Industrial Waste 8 hours 2,9,16,23,30   3,6,13,20,27   3,10,17,24  
  Duration Oct   Nov   Dec  
CoR – Awareness 4 hours     13      
CoR – Awareness for Managers & Customers 4 hours         4  
CoR – Fatigue Management 4 hours 2          
CoR – Load Restraint 4 hours 9          
CoR – Safe Loads 4 hours     20      
CoR – Sub-Contractor Management 4 hours         11  
COR – Safety Management Systems 4 hours     27      
Incident Management Workshop 4 hours   16        
Pallet Management for Pallet Controllers 4 hours         14  
Master Class – Business planning you can implement 6 hours            
Master Class – Improving customer service 4 hours            
Master Class – Coaching & Developing People 4 hours          17        
Master Class – Leadership Skills 4 hours            21      
Prescribed Industrial Waste 8 hours 5,1,8,15,22,29   12,19,26   3,10,17  

Training at the VTA


    BY APPOINTMENT
    Driver Delivery
    07 August
    Chain of Responsibility – Awareness 2019 Courses – 7th August 2019
    14 August
    Chain of Responsibility – Safe Loads 2019 Courses – 14th August 2019
    15 August
    Master Class – Business Planning You Can Implement – 15th August 2019
    21 August
    Incident Management Workshop 2019 Courses – 21st August 2019
    04 September
    Chain of Responsibility – Awareness for Managers & Customers 2019 Courses – 4th September 2019
    11 September
    Chain of Responsibility – Sub-Contractor Management 2019 Courses – 11th September 2019
    18 September
    Chain of Responsibility – Safety Management Systems Workshop 2019 Courses – 18th September 2019
    19 September
    Master Class – Improving Customer Service 2019 Courses – 19th September 2019
    25 September
    Pallet Management for Pallet Controllers 2019 Courses – 25th September 2019
    02 October
    Chain of Responsibility – Fatigue Management 2019 Courses – 2nd October 2019