THE NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCIAL ROAD TRANSPORT
(HEAVY VEHICLE OPERATOR) (LEVEL 3)
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Level

Duration

Training Fee

Transport and Logistics Level 3

Transport and Logistics Duration

Transport and Logistics Cost

3

15 Months

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get qualified with mito
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MITO’s training programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to safely and competently operate heavy rigid vehicles or heavy combination vehicles. Designed in consultation with industry, this programme goes beyond vehicle licence requirements to enable improved job performance and enhanced employment opportunities – whether you’re new to the commercial road transport industry or an existing heavy vehicle driver.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
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The training programme includes a mix of practical training and assessment, undertaken in the workplace, and eLearning, allowing you to complete theory elements of the programme at your own pace. You will have access to videos, learning activities and course assessments, which can be easily accessed at any time and from any device – mobile phone, tablet or PC.

The training programme will lead to the following qualification outcomes:

  • Comply with the commercial road transport regulatory environment and health and safety obligations as a heavy vehicle operator to ensure the safety of themselves, their vehicle, other road users, and the public
  • Demonstrate safe and fuel efficient driving skills and expertise, and perform driving manoeuvres and tasks for a heavy rigid vehicle or heavy vehicle combination
  • Complete comprehensive route planning as a heavy vehicle operator using appropriate navigation technology, ensuring regulatory obligations are met and public safety is protected
  • Communicate effectively with customers, clients, and colleagues as a heavy vehicle operator
  • Apply knowledge of heavy vehicle mechanical and electronic principles and systems, such as vehicle technology, types, and combinations, to transport freight and safely carry out essential checks
  • Apply knowledge of loading, restraint, and unloading principles and procedures to work as a heavy vehicle operator.

MORE INFORMATION
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Download the Heavy Vehicle Operator brochure PDF - 297 KB

SIGN ME UP!
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If you’re employed in the Commercial Road Transport industry and you're interested in enrolling in this programme, please contact MITO.