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Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL Te Pūkenga is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time.
This programme consists of 55 credits.
Commercial Road Transport Regulatory Compliance (20 credits) (20 practical hours)
An introduction to commercial road transport compliance and the regulatory environment.
Vehicle Systems, Types, Technologies and Loading Principles (10 credits) (20 practical hours)
An introduction to vehicle systems and technologies, and the principles of loading techniques for the efficient transportation of freight while working in a yard or loading area.
Loading and Driving Techniques (15 credits) (20 practical hours)
Apply loading principles while working in a loading area to ensure the safe transportation of freight. Apply sound driving techniques and strategies.
Sound driving techniques and strategies (10 credits) (20 practical hours)
Understand driving hazards and crash risk reduction strategies and responses to driving hazards. Apply risk reduction techniques and strategies while driving and operate a powered industrial lift truck (forklift).