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

Training at the VTA


    BY APPOINTMENT
    Driver Delivery
    26 June
    Chain of Responsibility – Safety Management Systems Workshop 2019 Courses – 26th June 2019
    17 July
    Chain of Responsibility – Fatigue Management 2019 Courses – 17th July 2019
    24 July
    Chain of Responsibility – Load Restraints 2019 Courses – 24th July 2019
    31 July
    Chain of Responsibility – Safety Management Systems Workshop 2019 Courses – 31st July 2019
    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