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Transport and Logistics TLI

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These qualifications cover driving operations and road transport, furniture removal, international freight forwarding, logistics, material logistics, mobile crane operations, rail operations & infrastructure, stevedoring, vehicle instruction and warehousing and freight handling areas of work.

‘Aviation’ and ‘Maritime’ are associated industries.

 

Quick facts

The training units of competent structure and packing rules are detailed in Training Package documents.

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the TLI (release 12.0) Training Package.

The Transport and Logistics Training Package TLI (release 12.0) includes 52 qualifications and 118 skill sets.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathways Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

TLI20219 - Certificate II in Road Transport Terminal Operations

This qualification is for those engaged in or entering the road transport terminal operations environment. It involves a prescribed range of tasks including known routines and procedures, freight handling and other duties, and the use of technology. It provides a foundation for career opportunities within the wider road transport sector.

TLI20221 - Certificate II in Road Transport Terminal Operations

This qualification is for those engaged in or entering the road transport terminal operations environment. It involves a prescribed range of tasks including known routines and procedures, freight handling and other duties, and the use of technology.

TLI20319 - Certificate II in Stevedoring

This is a qualification for those engaged in operational roles within a stevedoring environment. It involves a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI20321 - Certificate II in Stevedoring

This is a qualification for those engaged in operational roles within a stevedoring environment. It involves a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI20421 - Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations

This is a general qualification for supply chain operations. This qualification is for a person engaged in supply chain operations support who undertakes a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, with limited individual responsibility.

TLI21221 - Certificate II in Driving Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in driving operation job roles within the transport and logistics industry. It involves a prescribed range of tasks involving known routines and procedures and taking some accountability for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI21921 - Certificate II in Track Protection

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in basic operations in the rail infrastructure environment undertaking track protection activities. This includes a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI22318 - Certificate II in Rail Customer Service

This is a qualification for a person engaged in operations within the rail customer service environment undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI22421 - Certificate II in Furniture Removal

This is a qualification for those engaged in furniture removal job roles within the transport and logistics industry.

TLI23221 - Certificate II in Shunting

This is a qualification for a person engaged in basic operations within the rail yard/terminal environment undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI27121 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in basic operations within the rail infrastructure environment. It involves undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

TLI30118 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations

This qualification is designed for mobile crane operation within the Transport and Logistics Industry and other industries. It involves a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

TLI30121 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations

This qualification is designed for mobile crane operation within the transport and logistics industry and other industries. It involves a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

TLI30219 - Certificate III in Stevedoring

This is a qualification for those engaged in operational roles in a stevedoring environment. It involves a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures. It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.

TLI30321 - Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in supply chain operations and includes specialisations for logistics and warehousing operations. It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures within known time constraints.

TLI30521 - Certificate III in Passenger Train Guard

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the duties of a passenger train guard within a rail network system. It involves a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI31221 - Certificate III in Driving Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in driving operation job roles within the transport and logistics industry. It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

TLI31321 - Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)

This is a qualification for those engaged in international freight forwarding job roles at an operational level within the international freight forwarding industry. It involves a broad range of skilled applications, applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI31421 - Certificate III in Light Rail Driving

This is a general qualification for a person who drives a light rail train or tram within a metropolitan or suburban transport environment. It involves a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI31921 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the installation and maintenance of mechanical rail signalling equipment. It involves a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI32121 - Certificate III in Rail Structures

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the rail infrastructure environment who performs tasks involving checking and repairing structures through a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts. It may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI32721 - Certificate III in Track Protection

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the rail infrastructure environment who performs tasks involving track protection in a variety of contexts. It may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI32821 - Certificate III in Rail Operations

This is a qualification for a person engaged in the management of rail traffic movements within a defined or control area. It involves a broad range of skilled applications, applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI33118 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service

This is a qualification for a person who is engaged in the rail customer service environment. They may perform a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures. It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.

TLI33121 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service

This is a qualification for a person who is engaged in the rail customer service environment. They may perform a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures. It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.

TLI33321 - Certificate III in Furniture Removal

This is a qualification for those engaged in furniture removal job roles within the transport and logistics industry. Job roles and titles vary across different sectors.

TLI37121 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the rail infrastructure environment who performs tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts. It may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

TLI40121 - Certificate IV in Specialist Driving Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in specialist driving operation job roles in the transport and logistics industry. It involves a broad range of technical and skilled application in a specific area, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, and to provide leadership and guidance to others in applying skills.

TLI40221 - Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator)

This is a qualification for those engaged in international freight forwarding job roles at a senior operational level within the international freight forwarding industry. It involves a broad range of skilled applications, including evaluating and analysing current practices, developing new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and providing some leadership and guidance to others.

TLI40321 - Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in supply chain operations and includes specialisations for logistics, purchasing and procurement, transport scheduling and warehousing. It involves a broad range of skilled operations, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and providing leadership and guidance to others for planning their skill development and applying their skills.

TLI40419 - Certificate IV in Stevedoring Operations

This qualification is for a person engaged in operational roles within a stevedoring environment. It involves a broad range of skilled applications, including evaluating and analysing current practices, developing new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and providing some leadership and guidance to others.

TLI40521 - Certificate IV in Traffic Control Room Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in traffic control room operations job roles within the transport and logistics industry. It involves a broad range of skilled applications including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, to develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and to provide leadership and guidance to others in applying skills and planning skill development.

TLI40721 - Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations

This qualification is designed for mobile crane operation within the transport and logistics industry and other industries. It involves a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

TLI40821 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation

This is a qualification for a person who undertakes a rail safety investigation within the rail industry in accordance with regulations, rail industry standards, rules and workplace procedures.

TLI40921 - Certificate IV in Rail Network Control

This is a qualification for a person engaged in the control of rail traffic or tram/light rail networks. This qualification requires a broad range of skilled applications within the rail control environment. It also requires the skills and knowledge to evaluate and analyse current practices, to develop new criteria and procedures, and to provide some leadership and guidance to others in their work.

TLI41221 - Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Car Driving Instruction)

This qualification is for those engaged in driving instructor job roles within the transport and logistics industry. It includes the performance of a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, to develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and to provide some leadership and guidance to others in applying skills and planning skill development.

TLI41321 - Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Heavy Vehicle Driving Instruction)

This is a qualification for those engaged in heavy vehicle driving instructor job roles within the transport and logistics industry. It includes the performance of a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, to develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and to provide some leadership and guidance to others in applying skills and planning skill development.

TLI41515 - Certificate IV in Materiel Logistics

This is a qualification for a person who is engaged in the Logistics Industry in a variety of integrated logistics and materiel sustainment roles.

TLI42615 - Certificate IV in Train Driving

This qualification covers train driving activities.

TLI42621 - Certificate IV in Train Driving

This is a qualification for a person engaged in train driving activities. It involves a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in varied contexts to undertake skilled work within a train driving environment.

TLI47121 - Certificate IV in Rail Infrastructure

This is a qualification for a person engaged in providing infrastructure construction and/or maintenance activities on rail networks. This qualification requires a broad range of skilled applications within the rail infrastructure environment. It also requires the skills and knowledge to evaluate and analyse current practices, to develop new criteria and procedures, and to provide some leadership and guidance to others in their work.

TLI50221 - Diploma of Logistics

This is a general qualification for the integrated management of logistics. Achievement of this qualification will require the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others.

TLI50621 - Diploma of Rail Operations Management

This is a qualification for a person engaged in the management of rail operations. This qualification requires the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others.

TLI50716 - Diploma of Bus and Coach Operations

This is a qualification for those engaged in bus and coach operations job roles such as fleet managers and operations managers.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
TLI22318 - Certificate II in Rail Customer Service
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 0 70 0 0 0
TLI30118 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 5 15 0 0 0
TLI33118 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service
Annual Commencements 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
TLI40321 - Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TLI42615 - Certificate IV in Train Driving
Annual Commencements 60 150 5 80 95 5 0 5

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 2/8/2022, rounded estimates for January 2021 to December 2021. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
TLI20219 - Certificate II in Road Transport Terminal Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI20221 - Certificate II in Road Transport Terminal Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
TLI20319 - Certificate II in Stevedoring
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI20321 - Certificate II in Stevedoring
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI20421 - Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
TLI21221 - Certificate II in Driving Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
TLI21921 - Certificate II in Track Protection
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
TLI22318 - Certificate II in Rail Customer Service
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI22421 - Certificate II in Furniture Removal
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
TLI23221 - Certificate II in Shunting
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI27121 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
TLI30118 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI30121 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
TLI30219 - Certificate III in Stevedoring
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
TLI30321 - Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
TLI30521 - Certificate III in Passenger Train Guard
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI31221 - Certificate III in Driving Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
TLI31321 - Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T *
TLI31421 - Certificate III in Light Rail Driving
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 12 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
TLI31921 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
TLI32121 - Certificate III in Rail Structures
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI32721 - Certificate III in Track Protection
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI32821 - Certificate III in Rail Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI33118 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
TLI33121 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI33321 - Certificate III in Furniture Removal
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
TLI37121 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
TLI40121 - Certificate IV in Specialist Driving Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI40221 - Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
TLI40321 - Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
TLI40419 - Certificate IV in Stevedoring Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI40521 - Certificate IV in Traffic Control Room Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
TLI40721 - Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
TLI40821 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI40921 - Certificate IV in Rail Network Control
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
TLI41221 - Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Car Driving Instruction)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
TLI41321 - Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Heavy Vehicle Driving Instruction)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
TLI41515 - Certificate IV in Materiel Logistics
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification *
TLI42615 - Certificate IV in Train Driving
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
TLI42621 - Certificate IV in Train Driving
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T *
TLI47121 - Certificate IV in Rail Infrastructure
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
TLI50221 - Diploma of Logistics
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T *
TLI50621 - Diploma of Rail Operations Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification *
TLI50716 - Diploma of Bus and Coach Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
TLI20219 - Certificate II in Road Transport Terminal Operations
Availability
TLI20221 - Certificate II in Road Transport Terminal Operations
Availability
TLI20319 - Certificate II in Stevedoring
Availability
TLI20321 - Certificate II in Stevedoring
Availability
TLI20421 - Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations
Availability
TLI21221 - Certificate II in Driving Operations
Availability
TLI21921 - Certificate II in Track Protection
Availability
TLI22318 - Certificate II in Rail Customer Service
Availability
TLI22421 - Certificate II in Furniture Removal
Availability
TLI23221 - Certificate II in Shunting
Availability
TLI27121 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
Availability
TLI30121 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations
Availability
TLI30219 - Certificate III in Stevedoring
Availability
TLI30321 - Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations
Availability
TLI30521 - Certificate III in Passenger Train Guard
Availability
TLI31221 - Certificate III in Driving Operations
Availability
TLI31321 - Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)
Availability
TLI31421 - Certificate III in Light Rail Driving
Availability
TLI31921 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling
Availability
TLI32121 - Certificate III in Rail Structures
Availability
TLI32721 - Certificate III in Track Protection
Availability
TLI32821 - Certificate III in Rail Operations
Availability
TLI33118 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service
Availability
TLI33121 - Certificate III in Rail Customer Service
Availability
TLI33321 - Certificate III in Furniture Removal
Availability
TLI37121 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
Availability
TLI40221 - Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator)
Availability
TLI40321 - Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations
Availability
TLI40419 - Certificate IV in Stevedoring Operations
Availability
TLI40721 - Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations
Availability
TLI40921 - Certificate IV in Rail Network Control
Availability
TLI42621 - Certificate IV in Train Driving
Availability
TLI47121 - Certificate IV in Rail Infrastructure
Availability
TLI50221 - Diploma of Logistics
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).