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Certified Pilot Vehicle Driver

A3PILOT1 Units from TLI31216 Certificate III in Driving Operations

About this program

Ever seen vehicles at the front and back of a truck that is carrying a massive load? Those vehicles are ‘pilot vehicles’ and this is the course to be able to do it. This pilot vehicle operator course is a requirement for those who wish to either apply for, or renew a pilot escort licence through VicRoads. You will develop the skills and knowledge required by pilot vehicle operators to control traffic in the vicinity of an oversized vehicle.

Compulsory Units

  • TLIF3060 Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator
  • TLIC3010 Pilot or escort oversized and/or overmassed loads
  • TLIE3009 Use pilot and escort communication
  • TLIF3013 Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies
  • TLIB2004 Carry out vehicle inspection

Entry Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.


By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF statement of Attainment. VicRoads certifies this course.

Location of Training

  • Logic Center: 45 Albertson Rd, Barnawartha North, VIC, 3691.
  • DECA Shepparton: 145 Wanganui Rd, Shepparton VIC 3630.

Delivery Method

The majority of teaching and assessments are conducted on-campus. 

Delivery Schedule

Please enquire for dates and time.


1 day


Pilot escort licence.


All courses run subject to minimum enrolments. Courses not marked with an asterix (*) may lead to an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) qualification or statement of attainment. RTO: 3097