TLI41218 - Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Car Driving Instruction) Courses

TLI41218 Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics

The Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport – Car Driving Instruction) is the qualification for people engaged in driving instructor job roles within the Transport and Logistics Industry. 

Our driving instructor course equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to become a Driving Instructor in QLD. You will learn how to instruct others to apply safe car driving behaviors when operating a motor vehicle, design and develop a learning program to instruct learner drivers and gain skills to run your own business, such as customer services, basic bookkeeping, and safety procedures.

From the guidance of our highly skilled and experienced instructors, you will learn:

  • To develop an effective instruction program for learning safe driving skills
  • The safe operation of driving instruction vehicles and how to use the dual control systems.
  • Effective verbal instruction techniques for supporting those in control of a car.
  • Effective emergency response techniques and the best methods for taking control in an emergency situation.
  • How to effectively operate your own independent Driving Instructor business.

In Queensland, a person wishing to provide pre-licence driver training for reward must be accredited as a driver trainer with the Department of Transport and Main Roads in accordance with the Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Accreditation and Other Provisions) Regulation 2015.

This course is delivered as a blend of self-directed at-home learning and assessment, classroom-based activities and practical in-car training and assessment. Optional online tutorials will be available to learners as required.

This course is made up of:

    1. Self-directed learning and assessment

      Individual self-directed learning provides you with the opportunity to complete research and assessments in your own time, establishing your knowledge prior to participating in the face-to-face component of this program.

      Individual learning/ assignment work/ home study includes:
      • Access to our online system for learning and theory-based learning and assessment work
      • Individual reading utilizing our industry relevant Driving Instruction resources
      • Completion of assessments and workbook tasks
      • Case studies and scenarios
      • Practical driving experience using your own vehicle and our thorough learning guides

      You will have online and phone access to your assessor with online content and webinars to be provided to you.

    2. Face-to-face classroom based Practical training and assessment

      The face-to-face classroom-based component of this program is competency based. How quickly the practical component is completed depends on the amount of self-directed practice that you performed and the knowledge you have acquired during your self-directed learning.

      The face-to-face component includes:
      • Group-based reading, preparation discussions and scenarios.
      • Use of logbooks that work through the program content and provide a range of theory and practical activities that build on the self-directed learning.
      • Practical activities that reinforce theoretical knowledge.
      • Practical in-car experiences to demonstrate driving and teaching skills utilizing the Instructor College’s training vehicle.
    3. Assessment Methods
      • Theory-based questioning
      • Case studies, role plays and scenarios
      • Demonstration of practical skills and competition of a Practical Skills Demonstration logbook

The face-to-face practical component is made up of 8 days class-based learning and assessment and 2 days of practical in-car assessment which aim to complete your program and prepare you to become an accredited driving instructor.


Study Commitment

In order to undertake this qualification, students are expected to commit to a variety of learning and assessment types which include:

  • Online self-directed learning and assessment activities
  • Online tutorials
  • Face to Face classroom-based sessions
  • Practical driving experience and assessment

*The amount of training and assessment required is depended on each student’s contribution to their own learning during the independent self-paced component of this program, and their ability to acquire the theoretical components of the program and demonstrate competency.

You will need to successfully complete the following 12 units to be awarded the TLI41218 Certificate IV In Transport and Logistics (Road Transport- Car Driving Instruction).


BSBRKG304 Maintain business records
TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction
TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
TLIC1051 Operate a commercial vehicle
TLIC3036 Apply safe car driving behaviours
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures
TLIG2007 Work in a socially diverse environment
TLII1002 Apply customer service skills
TLIL2060 Complete induction to the transport industry
TLIL4009 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
TLIM0001 Conduct learner driver training
TLIM4001 Develop safe car driving behaviours in others

The Instructor College offers a range of student support services and access to networks to ensure ongoing engagement and motivation. Educational and support services can include:

  • Pre-enrolment materials
  • Study and learning support
  • LLN programs
  • Access to equipment, resources and/or programs to increase access for learners with special needs
  • Learning resources and tools
  • Referrals to Mediation and Counselling services
  • Flexible scheduling and delivery
  • IT support
  • Learning materials in alternative formats
  • Learning nand assessment programs contextualised to the workplace, and
  • Any other services that we consider necessary to support you to achieve competency

The Instructor College Head Office

Level 1

1/44 Proprietary Street

Tingalpa, QLD 4173

$2,600 paid in instalments - The first installment is due apon enrolment and the second installment is due just before graduation of the course.

To enrol in this course you must hold:

  • A current and unrestricted full Australian drivers licence
  • Level 3 language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • A Unique Student Indentifier (USI). Click Here to obtain and USI

In order to become an accredited driver trainer, you must apply to the QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads, and must:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • hold a valid open class C vehicle driver licence issued in Australia or New Zealand continuously held for at least 1 year immediately prior to applying to TMR***.
  • Undergo a Traffic and Criminal History check
  • Obtain a Suitability Card (Blue Card) issued by the Queensland Public Safety Business Agency. For more information visit www.bluecard.qld.gov.au
  • Successfully complete the TLI41218 – Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport – Car Driving Instruction) course.

You will be provided with a range of resources to use during your learning and assessment. You will need to supply:

  • PC, laptop, internet connection and suitable software for participation in self-directed learning activities.
  • Basic stationary.
  • Access to vehicle for self-directed driving practice.

You may be eligible for credit or recognition of previous learning if you have undertaken previous Nationally Recognised Training, have experience in teaching learners to drive or have been involved in other training or transport industries.

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) simply means that your skills and experiences through formal and informal learning will be recognised without the need for full course participation.

Contact us to find out if you are eligible or download the Student Handbook for more information

In Queensland, a person wishing to provide pre-licence driver training for reward must be accredited as a driver trainer with the Department of Transport and Main Road in accordance with the Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Accreditation and Other Provisions) Regulation 2015.

For more information see Accreditation Information


*The amount of training and assessment required is depended on each student’s contribution to their own learning during the independent self-paced component of this program, and their ability to acquire the theoretical components of the program and demonstrate competency.

**Students must undergo independent learning prior to commencing face-to-face classroom delivery. This includes online learning activities and independent reading using the Instructor College Driving Instructor resource. Students will also be required to undertake practical car driving exercises using own vehicle. Speak to the Instructor College to find out more.

***TMR Accreditation: In Queensland, a person wishing to provide pre-licence driver training for reward must be accredited as a driver trainer with the Department of Transport and Main Road in accordance with the Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Accreditation and Other Provisions) Regulation 2015.

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