Tackling Heavy Vehicle Safety Through Online Education

13 September 23

HVIA has unveiled two new online courses this week, funded by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI), and supported by the Australian Government.

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HVIA Calls For Member Input Into Freight Strategy Review

13 September 23

Review of National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy bought forward to ensure fit-for-purpose in the current environment

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Member input sought on electric vehicle training needs

7 September 23

HVIA is inviting interested members to assist in identifying the training needs for workshop/technical staff diagnosing and repairing heavy vehicles with battery-electric systems

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HVIA members take home silverware at VTA Awards

6 September 23

HVIA members CMV Truck & Bus and Hyzon Motors received gongs at the recent Australian Freight Industry Awards held in Melbourne.

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HVIA CEO appointed to key workforce advisory panel

6 September 23

HVIA CEO Todd Hacking has been appointed to the Mining and Automotive Skills Alliance’s Automotive Strategic Workforce Advisory Panel

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HV101 is (still) a must for new-starters

28 August 23

Since its launch, the HVIA Training online induction course “HV101” has been a hit. We are celebrating the launch of two new HVIA Training courses with a big discount offer.

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New industry projects to drive heavy vehicle safety

23 August 23

A dozen heavy vehicle safety initiatives have been alolocated funding in the latest round of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative

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Factory tour gives Lord Mayor insights into HV manufacturing

23 August 23

The Drake Group shared its views on how to encourage growth and innovation in the local manufacturing industry during a recent visit by Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner

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Feds commit $22m to Truck Training and Testing Precinct

23 August 23

The Federal Government has announced $22 million in funding for stage one of Wodonga TAFE’s Logical Innovation Precinct which includes a Heavy Vehicle Training and Experimentation Precinct.

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Access eligible workers for entry-level positions

11 January 23

The Federal Department of Employment and Workplace Relations has opportunities available for businesses to deliver projects under the Launch into Work program.

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TAFE EV workshop showcases readiness for technology transition

9 November 22

TAFE Queensland demonstrated just how advanced they are in preparing the training arena for the transition to electromobility at their Acacia Ridge Training Centre last week.

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Who will help with women who weld?

14 September 22

HVIA is looking for a member to host the highly successful “Women Who Weld” program at a Queensland trailer manufacturing facility in early 2023.

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The attraction of good traction

13 July 22

HVIA’s “Safety Through Education” project is starting to gather pace with two ambitious “best practice” courses in the works with support from the NHVR’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative, supported by the Federal Government.

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Automotive Industry Ambassador Program

12 July 22

HVIA is one of four peak automotive industry bodies that have partnered to offer the Automotive Industry Ambassador Program for late stage apprentices and early trades people.

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Coupling evaluation project progresses

5 July 22

The industry's collaborative coupling evaluation project is gathering pace now that significant challenges have been overcome, thanks to contributions from several HVIA members.

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HV101 has now made it easy to manage group bookings

4 July 22

HVIA Training's popular online induction course HV101, is now much easier to manage for group bookings.

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Strapped in for TA22 Load restraint forum

11 May 22

Load restraint is the core safety issue at the centre of every trucking business, yet it is still tarred by controversy and frustration. HVIA facilitated a Load Restraint Masterclass at last week’s Trucking Australia ’22 conference, and the well-attended session prompted strong engagement from a passionate audience of industry leaders.

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New Tool Box Talks – Bringing safety conversations to life

6 May 22

The National Road Safety Partnership Program’s (NRSPP) collaborative Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk (HVTBT) project has developed a range of TBTs to help organisations deliver engaging safety messages on topics relevant to heavy vehicle drivers’ daily tasks. HVIA is proud to have partnered with NRSPP on its industry project working group.

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Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program

23 February 22

The Government's Skills and Training Incentive provides co-funding for training to help mature age Australians to update their skills and remain in the workforce longer.

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Industry Investigates Coupling Strength

2 February 22

A new project investigating dynamic loads on couplings has been funded by the Commonwealth Government's Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative to fill a gap in knowledge and provide evidence to update relevant Standards and Rules.

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HV101 online training Christmas special

24 November 21

Since its launch late last year the new HVIA Training online induction course “HV101” has been a hit.

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A pipeline of skilled, smart tradies

29 September 21

A flexible system and a refreshing focus on industry gives HVIA hope that there will be a pipeline of highly educated and enthusiastic tradespeople for many years to come.

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Electromobility – a new set of skills challenges

22 September 21

Before the roll-out of zero emissions trucks can happen in earnest, there are a range of significant common challenges that will require a coordinated and strategic approach to resolve.

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HVIA interactive online training endorsed to improve heavy vehicle safety

9 September 21

HVIA's “Safety Through Education” project will receive key funding through the NHVR’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative, supported by the Federal Government.

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An online Associate Degree in Engineering with zero course fees

2 August 21

A partnership between the Australian Government and UniSA gives small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) the opportunity to enrol their employees into their 100% online Associate Degree in Engineering with zero course fees.

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BTS21 special for HV101 online training

7 April 21

Since its launch late last year the new HVIA Training online induction course “HV101” has been a hit, and is temporarily available at a heavily discounted rate during the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show special.

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New-starter induction course ticks over 300 registrations

18 November 20

We have been pleasantly overwhelmed by the positive response to the launch of HVIA’s online Learning Management System (LMS). HVIA’s new induction course Heavy Vehicles 101 (HV101) has ticked over 300 registrations in its first fortnight!

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Heavy Vehicles 101 – the new induction course for new starters

30 October 20

HVIA’s online Learning Management System (LMS) is now live with a comprehensive new training package for entrants to the industry, staff in back-of-house or non-technical roles, and industry stakeholder organisations.

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New training and certification platform to help fast-track business back to the workplace

5 June 20

HVIA has welcomed Australian company Soul Safe™ as its exclusive Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) training and certification partner.

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Soul Safe Courses & Certification Regime

5 June 20

The first of two Soul Safe courses provide all staff of a business a free 60-minute micro-credential certificate in the basics of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) covering what precautions and processes staff should do from the moment they wake up, to when they return home from work.

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TAFE Queensland’s free isolearn micro-credentials

29 April 20

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE Queensland, in conjunction with the Queensland Government, is offering a range of free education and training to support individuals, and small, medium and large businesses.

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